Founders

  • Hilleary “Hills” Hoskinson

    Hills has led MVP engagements to build teams and coach senior leaders at a wide range of public and private companies in finance, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, construction, healthcare, technology, and professional services.

    Hills co-authored Winning Spirit Business: Sharpen Your Performance Edge in 2014 with MVP co-founder Tom Mitchell. Hills is also co-founder and board member of SNYPR Inc, a sports-tech startup using wearable tech and social tools to inspire young athletes to have more fun while improving skills.

    Hills spent the first 20 years of his career driving results by building teams in banking, publishing and technology companies. He was Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at eHealth; Vice President of Marketing and Executive Producer at Excite@Home; Senior Vice President of Consumer Marketing for U.S. News and World Report; and the first General Manager of Fast Company magazine, Early in his career he served in consumer direct marketing and sales positions at Time Incorporated and Citibank.

    Hills is a cum laude graduate from Dartmouth College, and was the men’s lacrosse captain, receiving both All-American and first team All-Ivy honors.

  • Tom Mitchell Phd.

    Tom Mitchell’s passion for exploring the boundaries of performance and leadership began as an athlete in his native Pennsylvania. His avid study of sport psychology, motivation and personal development, has led Tom to a richly varied career as a collegiate coach, professor, NBA team counselor, corporate executive coach, author and speaker.

    Co-founder of MVP Performance Institute, Tom works closely with business leaders in a wide range of industries, focusing on team dynamics, leadership development and life transitions. His straightforward methods and practices reveal the importance of tapping into one’s “inner game,” which leads to greater team and individual performance.

    Tom is most interested in working with executives who want to make significant and lasting change both within themselves and their companies. His skillful interweaving of sport psychology principles within business teams is driven by his desire to help leaders realize their potential and perform at their best.

    Tom co-authored The Winning Spirit: Sixteen Timeless Principles that Drive Performance Excellence with NFL legend Joe Montana [Random House 2005] , Winning Spirit Basketball with NBA Hall of Fame member Chris Mullin [Skyhorse 2011], and Winning Spirit Business: Sharpen Your Performance Edge in 2014 with MVP co-founder Hilleary Hoskinson.

  • Hilleary Hoskinson