Meri Hillier

Business Manager, Encino
Friend of Disposable


Meri has always been passionate about cars and more specifically about racing. Born in Canada, she now calls Encino her home. She has spent over 3 decades working as an accountant and business manager for many big names of Hollywood. Today, when she is not juggling numbers, she travels the world with friends. She also frequents her son’s professional American car races.


Where are you from and where do you live now?

Toronto, Ont. Canada – Encino, Ca.

When did your passion for car racing start?

When I was 16 in Toronto – My boyfriend built a car 58 Chevy with hurst stick shift with cuts offs and I raced all the guys.

From all the racing competitions you watched, which one was your favorite and why?

I love Formula Drift because my Son is on the racing team

You travel a lot, what is your next destination?

Egypt, I’ve wanted to go – for 20 years It was always a dream.


Bedside table books? 

Don’t read books too much

What do you do if you can’t sleep at night?

Watch TV

Do you collect?

Pictures, family and work photographs  

Tea or coffee?

Coffee, with cream – like tea too

What is the strangest thing you believed as a child?

I would marry a Prince




Your idea of happiness?

Listening to music, traveling around the world

Your idea of misery?

When in back pain

If not yourself, who would you be?

A princess

Your heroes? 

My mom and dad

What is your present state of mind?

Happy and content


A city? 

Toronto – I don’t like New York, I don’t like Paris

What are your plans for this weekend?

Go to a play and a movie “The Tenors” musical

A song?

The look of love by Dusty Springfield

Right or left handed? 


What is the best dish you can cook?

Chicken Piccata

What is your middle name? 


What do you do in your free time?


What inspires you? Music

Rock & Roll , Jazz, and Standards

What do you do for money


What do you do for pleasure?

Movies, plays, races and travel

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