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Hillary Hall

Public Funding Advisor

Hillary joined Cisco in November of 2009, by way of Tandberg. Working to learn the industry through an inside sales role, she was always interested in the world of grants and public funding. She joined the Public Funding Office in 2011, where she has held a position ever since. Hillary has always enjoyed working with public sector entities, and was always fascinated with the ability to connect our valuable customers with alternative options to help fund their programmatic and technology needs.

Prior to joining Cisco, Hillary held several sales, marketing, and communications positions with companies including Nordstrom and Precept Wine Brands. These companies helped Hillary build a fundamental basis of exceptional customer service and always putting her clients first.

Hillary holds a BA in Communications from the University of Washington, and is currently working on her Project Management Professional Certification through online classes. Outside of work, Hillary enjoys skiing, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and Boxer.

Articles

February 1, 2018

EDUCATION

E-rate Won’t Fund Your Entire Solution? Consider These Other Options

E-rate only funds certain technologies, and successful schools develop a comprehensive funding strategy, identifying matching funds, grants, and other programs to help make up the difference.

April 4, 2017

EDUCATION

Cisco + E-rate Brings Digital Learning to Life

Socorro Independent School District in El Paso, Texas had a big challenge. They were looking to create an academy focused on specialized student learning, as well as creating a 1:1 learning network for their incoming freshman students. Despite being near the border of Mexico and serving a number of low-income families and at-risk students, they […]