Meet the Team

Sean Hayes

Director of Enrollment Management


Email: shayes@hillsideschool.net
Phone: (508) 303-5709

Sean Hayes

Sean joined the Admission Office in 2013 as the Senior Associate Director of Admission. He is a graduate of Tufts University where he earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts after attending St. Mark's School. Sean previously served as the Associate Director of Admission and Athletic Liaison at Becker College. Prior to that, Sean worked at The Winchendon School as a teacher, coach and advisor and spent his last three years there as the Associate Director of Admissions.


Richard Brande

Director of Admission and Marketing

Email: rbrande@hillsideschool.net
Phone: (508) 481-0287


Rich brings a wealth of private school and admission experience to his new role here. Prior to joining Hillside, Rich worked as Director of Admission for several years at South Kent School and more recently as an educational consultant. He also has a deep background in working with international students and young student-athletes. Rich resides in Wayland with his wife and two teenage sons, and dog, "Harley." He enjoys spending time with his family, going to his boys' sporting events, and being outside.