Consulting Associate | oliver@artsci.com | 919-698-2187

Emily Oliver is an energetic and passionate strategist, organizer and advocate for education. She has 30 years of experience managing and consulting to small and large mission-driven organizations. 

As a senior consultant for Art & Science Group, Emily has worked on major enrollment, positioning, alumni relations, and benchmarking studies for a broad range of independent school and university clients. Prior to joining the firm, Emily served as a director of advancement for a variety of organizations including the Morehead-Cain Scholars Program at the University of North Carolina, The Hill Center, Durham Academy and the Durham Arts Council. She has worked in close partnership with boards of directors; established new nonprofit governance structures; led multi-million dollar capital campaigns; and directed marketing and communications efforts.

Emily has received advancement leadership and communications training from the Bell Leadership Institute. In addition to her professional work, Emily has been an active volunteer with organizations devoted to literacy and college preparation for at-risk youth.


  • B.A. English, University of Virginia