Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand has been a children's author and record producer along with her twin sister Kim Mitzo Thompson for over 30 years. Known as the Twin Sisters® the duo have written thousands of products for children including over 3,300+ songs, 550+ digital albums, 500+ ebooks, 700 audio books, 500 teacher resources, and hundreds of books and more! Thousands of their products can be found on Amazon and are published by various publishers worldwide for distribution.
Besides being authors, the fraternal twins run two companies Creative IP, LLC and Twin Sisters Digital Media. Both are dedicated to creating and licensing exceptional products worldwide. Karen graduated from Purdue University with an Industrial Engineering degree and is an avid scuba diver who also enjoys singing, cooking, playing piano, and volunteering. She is also the proud mother of Tyler Hilderbrand who is a fitness model and personal trainer and nutritionist.
Her many awards and accomplishments include:
* Recipient of a Platinum Album for "Nature Sounds" signifying sales of over 1,000,000 units sold. (Now with sales over $2.0 million albums)
* Recipient of 9 Gold Albums for Nature Sounds, Phonics, Classical Music, 102 Children's Songs, Traditional Lullabies, Christmas Jazz, Christmas Memories, Acoustic Christmas, and Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child signifying sales of over 500,000 units per title.
* Recipient of over 170 National Awards for educational excellence, creativity, play value and classroom and family fun - National Parenting Publications Award, Dr. Toy's Best Children's Products, Learning Magazine's Teacher Choice Award, The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval, and more.
* Voting Member of NARAS - Grammy Awards for over 25 years
* Sales of over 50 million albums
* Entrepreneur's Organization of Cleveland - Board Member
* Heart 4 Kids Board Member
* Prior Member Society of Women Engineers
* Prior Member of RIAA (Recording Association of America)