Hillary Strickland, a Warner Robins native and Leadership Robins Region 2016 graduate, serves as the Deputy Director for the 21st Century Partnership. In 2012, Hillary graduated cum laude from Georgia College & State University, and received her Bachelor’s in Mass Communication with a concentration in Advertising and a minor in photography. While there, Hillary worked as the Advertising Manager for the student newspaper, The Colonnade. Under her leadership, the newspaper received numerous Georgia College Press Association awards including 1st place for Best Advertising and 1st place for General Excellence.
In the summer of 2012, Hillary interned at the Museum of Aviation, then quickly began her career as a Multi-Media Account Executive at The Telegraph in Macon, Ga. While working full time, she completed her Master’s in Business Administration at Georgia College in 2014 by taking classes at the downtown Macon and Robins AFB campus locations. Upon graduating, Hillary was promoted to Local Sales Manager and was instrumental in the development of new revenue streams for The Telegraph.