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Hillary Fernandes

Reference Specialist


Hillary Fernandes joined Isaacson, Miller in 2013 after 15 years serving non-profit organizations focused on improving educational outcomes for disadvantaged youth. Prior to joining the firm, Hillary served as a consultant managing hiring for k-12 organizations, as well as an on-line learning program. In addition, she has worked with New Tech Network, a k-12 school reform organization where she analyzed data and provided recommendations for improved outcomes. Her interest in higher education comes from her work as Site Director at BUILD, a non-profit using entrepreneurship as a vehicle to re-engage students in education. Under her leadership, 100% of students entering the program went on to pursue college degrees. Hillary holds a BA in English from the Clark Honors College at The University of Oregon and an Ed.M. from Stanford University.