Joe Hollings

Director of Engagement

Joe Hollings joined Open Doors Academy as the Community Engagement Manager in April 2023. Prior to this role, he led a team of PR and social media specialists at Adcom, a top-tier marketing agency in Cleveland, and served in several administrative roles at University School in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

Joe has a diverse musical background, experience in fundraising for arts organizations, and a genuine passion for working with young people. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music and a Master’s degree in Music Composition from King’s College London. After graduation, Joe gained valuable experience working on London’s West End with the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, and later founded and managed a record label.

Joe immigrated to the United States in 2003 after meeting his wife, Carrie, in London. He is enthusiastic about supporting Open Doors Academy’s mission and working closely with his dedicated colleagues to help ODA’s scholars reach their full potential.