Prior to her current consulting work, Kilberg served as a policy adviser on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's campaign for the Republican presidential nomination; she also advised Evan McMullin (independent presidential candidate) on immigration issues. Her prior national campaign experience included serving on U.S. Senator John McCain's presidential campaign in 2008. From 2010 to 2014, Kilberg served as the Assistant Secretary and Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Technology of the Commonwealth of Virginia where she created and implemented the Governor's cybersecurity initiatives.
Kilberg began her law career as an associate at Patton Boggs, where she worked in the financial services and corporate practice groups.
She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in political science and with JD from George Washington University Law School where she was a member of the public contract law journal.