Hill Beyond

The Hill School is excited to introduce our newest alumni series Hill Beyond: Insightful Conversations with Our Alumni. Headmaster Zack Lehman '16 '18 will host this interactive webinar series that will run Tuesday evenings throughout February and March. Each week, the featured guests listed below will share the twists and turns of their lives beyond their Dell jumps and how their Hill experiences shaped their journeys along the way. Don't miss your opportunity to connect and engage with other Hillies during these fun, informal evenings.

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Recordings of past events are available to view below or by visiting our YouTube channel.

February 2: Allie Griswold '11 and Connor Murdock '11 | Cheers to Entrepreneurship

Learn how two Hill classmates teamed up to bring the world an organic, portable mimosa with Mayne & Co.
Allie is the CEO of Mayne & Co, which focuses on creating high quality canned beverages. Connor, co-founder of Coworkly, helped Allie build the brand/creative behind Mayne & Co, a true testament to how strong Hill ties can be. 

February 9: Tom Walter '87 and Mike Barron '87 | Changing the World for Good

Hear Mike and Tom's story of how they founded Get In The Game at time when inspiration and action were desperately needed.
Tom is the head baseball coach at Wake Forest University and the founder of Get In The Game; Mike is the organization's executive director. Get In The Game is an experiential peer-peer learning platform designed to provide middle school and high school students with racial equity training that facilitates structural change.

February 16: Doug Bouquard '00 and Doug Brody '02 | Investments in Life

Two Hill Trustees, "the Dougs", discuss their career paths in the world of finance and the opportunity to serve the School they love.

Doug Bouquard has been a member of The Hill School Board of Trustees since 2006. He is a managing director for Goldman, Sachs & Co. Doug Brody has been a Trustee since 2015. He is a director at Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts in New York.

February 23: Megan Ruane '13 From Washington to Pottstown and Back Again

Working for U.S. Representative Madeleine Dean, Megan will share how her work in Washington is linked to Pottstown

Megan is a Legislative Assistant with Congresswoman Madeleine Dean. While she may be more than 100 miles away from The Hill School campus, her job affords her with the unique opportunity of working to represent the area she used to call home.

March 2: Nicole Burns '05 | More Than a Google Search

Hear how Nicole transitioned from JP Morgan Chase to Google and her work with Hill Trustees on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Nicole is a Strategic Partnership Development Manager at Google, where she leads Google Pay’s efforts to launch mobile transportation and access solutions globally.

March 9: Pinckney Benedict ’82 | You Can’t Take the Appalachian Out of the Boy: A Life’s Journey of Writing, Teaching & Learning

Pinckney’s award-winning career as a short story writer, novelist, and university professor has taken him from coast to coast, but his heart lies in his Appalachian heritage.

Pinckney has published a novel (Dogs of God) and three collections of short fiction, the most recent of which is Miracle Boy and Other Stories. He currently serves as professor in the MFA program and undergraduate fiction program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

This recording will be available soon.