Meet Our Team

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

abrowning@hollins.edu

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

aliffmt@hollins.edu

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 

asipcm2@hollins.edu

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 

daviskn@hollins.edu

Territories:  Charlottesville, Va., Lynchburg, Va.,; Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, 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, Senior Admission Counselor and Transfer Coordinator

flynttw@hollins.edu

Territories:  Alexandria, Va., Arlington, Va., Fairfax, Va., Fredericksburg, Va., Loudon County, Va.;  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

grandetn@hollins.edu

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!

 


Chloe Landon

Chloe Landon, Assistant Director of Admission and Events Coordinator

landonci@hollins.edu

Territories: Tappahannock, Va.; Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts. New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont; Homeschooled

Chloe graduated in May 2013 from Rivier University with a B.A. in sociology. After graduation Chloe moved from New England to Roanoke. She loves the rich history of the state and enjoys learning new things about Virginia and Roanoke every day. She spends a lot of her time exploring the area by hiking, going to the many museums in the area, and shopping downtown. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends. She enjoys introducing young women to Hollins and the many wonderful opportunities that are available at Hollins.


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Rachel Milton ’18, Admission Counselor

miltonrc2@hollins.edu

Territories: Arizona, Delaware, Maryland, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico

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

huadm@hollins.edu


Meghan Bray Richardson

Meghan Richardson, Admission Counselor

braymm@hollins.edu

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.


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Emma Sala ’18, Admission Counselor

salaes2@hollins.edu

Territories: Southside, Va.; Asheville, NC, Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, NC, Winston-Salem, NC; Arkansas, Idaho, Montana

After growing up in both New York City and Roanoke, Emma found her home at Hollins where she graduated with a B.A. in theatre in 2018. She is currently pursuing a Certificate in New Play Performance through the Hollins Playwright’s Lab graduate program. During her time as an undergraduate at Hollins, Emma participated in many theatre productions where she showcased her talents as an actor, director, set constructor, and more. In her free time, Emma enjoys reading, spending time with friends and family, playing mystery computer games, and singing as often as possible. She is excited to get to know the next generation of Hollins students and talk to them about what Hollins can do for them!