Director of Development & Reserach

Hollis Salway

Hollis Salway brings more than 15 years of nonprofit experience to CareerWise as the Senior Director of Development and Research where she works with CareerWise’s philanthropic and government funders and leads the development of a Learning Agenda for the organization’s growing work and influence. As a passionate advocate for change, Hollis thrives in working with dynamic social entrepreneurs who seek to make the world a more just, equitable place by bringing to life game-changing ideas. She believes wholeheartedly in the value of forming partnerships across divides for mutual growth, which is exactly the impact that modern youth apprenticeship unlocks for young people in our communities and the companies that hire them. Prior to joining CareerWise, Hollis was the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver where she led the organization in moving toward a more outcomes-focused conversation with its funders and individual donors and where she helped the Clubs’ corporate supporters make tailored investments in Denver’s youth. While living in Boston, Hollis also helped to launch and expand a nonprofit focused on growing the talent pipeline for the nonprofit sector, working with leading consulting firms like Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey, Bain, and the Bridgespan Group to train emerging leaders and build capacity for a range of nonprofit organizations. She has also lived and worked in the nonprofit sector in New York, NY and waited tables in Steamboat Springs, CO. Hollis earned her BA from Harvard University. Hollis loves reading and writing short stories, high-intensity interval training, discovering new music, skiing, camping, advocating for working moms, and not cooking dinner.