Graduate Name Class Year Last Name While at Hollins
Mary D. Bennett Ellison

Mary D. Bennett Ellison

As chief external relations officer for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Ellison oversees internal operations related to professional education, corporate communications, regional administration, research, patient services, and community affairs. She served from 2003 to 2011 as assistant executive director for federal affairs and as project director for the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).…



Kimbrough Richards Elstad

Elstad is global director of human resources for NIKE, Inc. She has coached and mentored all levels of managers through the lifecycle of employee management, including hiring, retention, performance management, pay decisions, and succession planning. She was a member of the NIKE Bauer Hockey Leadership Team, which focused on short- and long-term strategic direction. While at NIKE,…



Julia Voorhees Emmons

Julia Voorhees Emmons

Emmons was the architect of the largest 10K road race in the world, the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, with 55,000 runners. After a 16-year career as associate professor of library and information science at Emory University, Emmons became the first woman executive director of a track club in the United States and served for 22 years as head of the 10,000-member Atlanta Track Club.…