Emma Barnes O’Neill joined Blair’s advancement team in 2021 as director of annual giving. She is a 2015 alumna of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in media and American studies and played Division III field hockey. Emma began her career in advertising in New York City before gaining independent school experience as assistant director of the annual fund at Noble and Greenough School. A graduate of The Lawrenceville School—where she grew up on campus—Emma serves as a class representative for both of her alma maters. She and her husband, Terrence, reside in Mount Olive, New Jersey, with their dog, Brodie.