Merritt Colaizzi joined the School in February 2018 as Director of Advancement, overseeing marketing and development strategy for Miss Hall's, including alumnae and parent engagement, communications and marketing, major gifts, planned giving, a comprehensive campaign, and the Annual Fund for MHS. In her role, Merritt works closely with the Board of Trustees and volunteer leadership and also sits on the School’s Leadership Team. Merritt most recently served as Director of Development at the Clark Art Institute, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she also held the positions of Campaign Director and Director of Major Gifts. Previously, she was the Publisher of an online media company with 4 million subscribers. Herself the graduate of an all-girl, K-12 education at The Ellis School in Pittsburgh, Merritt earned a B.A. in Art History from Trinity College and an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.