Hilary Holder grew up in New York and moved to the Midwest to pursue an undergraduate degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Following several meaningful volunteer experiences with children, Hilary realized that her true passion was education and returned to Northwestern University to complete a master’s degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders. Hilary achieved tenure in Glenview School District 34 where she worked as an LD Resource Teacher until the birth of her twins in 2004. In 2007, Hilary moved from teaching into administration, serving as the Associate Director of School for Little Children preschool in Evanston where she was primarily responsible for new family inquiries/admissions. Prior to joining Beacon, Hilary spent six years as the Director of Admission and Financial Aid for Baker Demonstration School. Hilary lives in Wilmette with her husband and two children.