About the Presenter

Joe Connolly

Co-Founder Connolly Educational Consulting.

Joe brings a wealth of lifetime experience to your educational consulting needs. After a successful career in sales, marketing, business strategy and as an independent school leader, Joe helps school leaders adapt the strategic tools and frameworks that guided him to and through success in his career. He is the former Chief Advancement and Enrollment Officer at Hillbrook School in Los Gatos, CA where he oversaw advancement, enrollment/admissions, alumni affairs, communications and marketing, community involvement and support, transportation, and summer and after-school programs. Joe’s role was to provide overall leadership and strategic direction for the advancement efforts of the school. He served as an integral, holistic connector between the highly collaborative areas of enrollment management, marketing and communications, development, the business office and the academic program teams. In his personal life, Joe has been happily married for 36 years and is the proud parent of three adult children and four grandchildren.