CERTIFICATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. 1350, AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
In connection with the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2016 (the “Report”) of The Hillman Companies, Inc. (the “Registrant”), as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof; I, Greg Gluchowski, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Registrant, certify, to the best of my knowledge, that:
(1) The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and
(2) The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Registrant.
/s/ Greg Gluchowski
Name: Greg Gluchowski
Date: May 16, 2016