Billy Faires is a marketing and communications professional with over 25 years of experience working with secondary independent schools and in higher education. He has served as Executive Director for Marketing and Communications for Hollins University, a women's college with graduate programs for all, since 2020. He previously served at McCallie School, an all-boys boarding and day school in Tennesee, and Episcopal High School, a coeducational boarding school in Virginia. A UNC graduate, Billy earned his M.Ed. in Independent School Leadership from Vanderbilt in 2015.