Holly  Gainer
Director of University Communication
Advancement and Marketing
Marketing and Communication
130A Samford Hall
hgainer1@samford.edu
205-726-4897

Holly joined the Marketing and Communication team in April 2021 as director of university communication. She graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2011 with a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications and a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Prior to joining Samford, she worked as a media specialist in the Public Relations Office at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she handled media and public relations and crisis communications for UAB Hospital, the School of Nursing and the School of Public Health.

Holly is from Savannah, GA, and is married to Hugh – a Cumberland School of Law alumnus.