Hildy Abrams | Part I – Career Path, Blog 1

Early Years: Keeping it in the family Hildy Abrams never set out to pursue the family business. In fact, the Montreal-born entrepreneur and business owner was focused on social work during her early years. Abrams graduated from McGill University and then moved on to the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at New York’s Yeshiva University. Read More

Hildy Abrams | Part I – Career Path, Blog 3

Moving Trupco into tableware: Starting Gourmet Settings Abrams and Kadey worked tirelessly to conceive a product that would become Trupco’s staple. After 18 months of discussion, flatware was the clear choice. “I had this notion that there was a lot of flatware on the market, but it was either really cheap and crappy or super Read More

Hildy Abrams | Part I – Career Path, Blog 4

Expansion, ownership and the retail driven approach Gourmet Settings’ success continued with Abrams at the helm. She worked alongside Kadey and another partner for 10 years, but eventually sought greater autonomy. Abrams bought out her two associates in 2004 with Argosy Capital’s help, a private equity investor. Five years later she bought out Argosy Capital, Read More