Our Team

//Our Team

Jill Hickman, President

Jill’s extensive corporate background of over 20 years spans both public and private sectors, from small start-up firms to Fortune 500 companies, including those in manufacturing, healthcare, retail, and business services. Coupled with an entrepreneurial spirit and global company of her own, Jill provides the leadership acumen needed for success in today’s business world. Jill provides the leadership acumen needed for success in today’s business world. She is an experienced leader to guide leadership development, implementation, and sustainability plans within your organization. Client success stories include corporate university creations, leadership curriculum development and implementation, and coaching for leaders within global organizations as well as small, family businesses. Jill is an honors graduate from the University of Texas, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and teaching certification in English and Psychology. A native Houstonian, she holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Houston Clear Lake and teaching certification in Marketing from the University of Houston. As a Past President of two Houston professional associations (Institute of Management Consultants and Association for Talent Development), Jill maintains an active membership and volunteer role in professional, community, and service organizations, including HR Houston, National Speakers Association (NSA) Houston, and ATD (Association for Talent Development) Houston. Jill devotes her leisure time to spend with family and friends, enjoy opportunities for travel, and nurture her flower gardens.

Cara Woolet

Cara Woolet, Vice President of Client Solutions

After gaining extensive experience in community development, marketing, branding, and graphic design with the Houston Texans, Cara now serves as Vice President of Client Solutions for Jill Hickman Companies. Through client consultations, Cara assesses client needs and ensures understanding of client goals. In addition to Jill Hickman Companies Signature Service Curriculum® and Signature Leadership®, Cara is a certified trainer of Ken Blanchard Companies’ programs bringing high-energy to her facilitation and delivering results that exceed client expectations and create exceptional learning experiences. A native Houstonian, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan. While employed with Jill Hickman Companies, Cara also attends South Texas College of Law Houston where she is completing final coursework toward a law degree. Cara and her co-counsel are the South Texas College of Law Houston Spring 2016 Mock Trial Litigation Champions.  In her spare time, Cara enjoys traveling the world with her husband, catching up with friends and family, and Netflix marathoning with their pups, Sammy and Gus.