Meet Our Team

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Ashley Browning, M.A.L.S. ’13, Ed.D., Vice President for Enrollment Management

Territories: Homeschooled, Horizon Program

Ashley is a 2007 graduate of the University of Virginia. She joined the Hollins community in 2008, receiving her M.A.L.S. from Hollins in 2013. In 2016, Ashley earned an Ed.D. in higher education leadership and policy through Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. Whether she’s picnicking on the parkway or floating on the James River, Ashley enjoys being outside with her husband and dogs, taking in the breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Ashley is always excited to share the beauty of the Hollins campus with prospective students, and enjoys helping families discover staples of the Roanoke community, like the historic Farmers Market, local live music, and boutiques.

Madeline Aliff

Madeline Aliff, M.A.L.S. ’18, Director of Recruitment

Territories: Roanoke, Va., the Shenandoah Valley, Hampton Roads, Va., Tidewater, Va.; Utah

Madeline was raised in the Roanoke Valley and is a 2012 graduate of Roanoke College. She received her B.S. in chemistry with a minor in communication studies. She is now working toward her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree at Hollins. During her spare time, Madeline enjoys spending time with her friends and family, shopping downtown, and cuddling with her cats. Madeline is excited to get to know future Hollins women and show them the many opportunities that are available at Hollins.

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Cailin Asip ’11, Director of Admission

Territories: Richmond, Va.; Greenville, NC, Durham, NC, Fayetteville, NC, Raleigh, NC, Wilmington, NC; Colorado, Wyoming

Cailin is a 2011 graduate of Hollins with a B.A. in Spanish and psychology. During her time at Hollins, she was a member of the equestrian team, Student Government Association, and Hollins University Leaders of Admission (HULA). She received her M.Ed. from the University of Virginia, Curry School of Education in higher education administration with a concentration in student affairs practice in 2014. Cailin jumped at the opportunity to return to the best place on Earth, her beloved Hollins, to join in the efforts of recruiting the next great leaders. In her spare time, Cailin enjoys competing in triathlons, attending sporting events, being active outdoors, catching up with her Hollins family, and spending time with her family, friends, horse, and ginormous cats.

Kianna Davis

Kianna Davis, Admission Counselor

Territories:  Charlottesville, Va., Lynchburg, Va., Tappahannock, Va.; Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee

Kianna is a Roanoke native and a 2013 graduate of the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She received her B.S. in business administration, concentrated in management and marketing, and was highly involved in community service organizations on campus. In her spare time, Kianna enjoys attending baseball games and festivals with her mother, as well as baking, dancing, shopping at local boutiques, and spending time with her puggle. Kianna comes from a long line of Hollins women, including her mother, and is excited to share her love of Roanoke and the Hollins community with others.

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Taylor Flynt, Assistant Director of Admission and Transfer Coordinator

Territories:  Alexandria, Va., Arlington, Va., Fairfax, Va., Fredericksburg, Va., Loudon County, Va.; Asheville, NC, Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, NC, Winston-Salem, NC; Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin; Transfer students

Taylor is a 2015 graduate of Marshall University with a B.A. in public relations. She is currently working toward a Master of Arts in higher education administration at the University of Louisville. Taylor is looking forward to working with students and their families in helping them to find their “right fit” at Hollins. She is most excited to play a role in recruiting the world’s future leaders. In her spare time, Taylor enjoys floating the James River with friends, playing tennis with her husband, traveling with her sorority sisters, and spending time with her family.

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Tisha Grande, Associate Director of International Student Admission

Territories: International

Tisha is a native San Diegan and received her B.A. in communications. She then spent three years living abroad and teaching in China. In 2016, Tisha earned her master’s in international education from the University of San Diego. Tisha is excited to travel overseas and represent Hollins as she speaks to students about the opportunity of continuing their higher education at our welcoming campus!


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Rachel Milton ’18, Admission Counselor

Territories: Southside, Va.; Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont

Rachel graduated from Hollins in 2018 with a B.A. in political science and a Batten Leadership Certificate. She grew up in the Roanoke Valley and can tell you all the best places to eat. During her time at Hollins, Rachel served as a member of the Hollins Student Government Association, Housing and Residence Life staff, and the Honor, Conduct, and Appeal Boards. She is excited to be a part of the admission team and to help students find their home at Hollins. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her friends, watching vines, and eating tacos.

Rena Musyt

Rena Musyt, Receptionist and Campus Visit Coordinator

Meghan Bray Richardson

Meghan Richardson, Admission Counselor

Territories:  Blacksburg, Va., Martinsville, Va.; Alaska, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Washington

Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Meghan graduated in 2014 with a B.A. in studio art from Oakland University in Michigan. While at Oakland, she played varsity volleyball for four years. After graduating, she moved to Roanoke and loves to explore the city and all that it has to offer. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running, keeping active outdoors, and spending time with family, friends, and her two cats, Ronald and Toothless.