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Emma Barone

Director of Strategic Initiatives & Enrollment

As the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Enrollment, Emma plays a vital role in the incoming student experience, from engaging prospective students to crafting recruitment events to reviewing applications. She joined the Brandcenter team in 2019 as the Assistant Director of Student Affairs, after nearly a decade of working with undergraduate and high school students around Virginia in their pursuit of higher education. Drawing on her roots in admissions and enrollment and her experience in supporting Brandcenter students, Emma is passionate about building meaningful relationships and helping students to realize their potential.

She graduated from Hollins University with a degree in Communication Studies and Film Studies. A native New Yorker, Emma and her family have made Richmond their home. She loves spending time with her husband and two daughters and dedicating an unhealthy amount of time to reality TV.