Hillary Bobys Named Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700 museumofplay.org

August 29, 2017

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365, srhinewald@museumofplay.org

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325, nmcelrath@museumofplay.org

Hillary Bobys Named
Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations
at The Strong

The Strong® is pleased to announce that Hillary Bobys has been hired as director of foundation and corporate relations. In this role, Bobys manages relationships with the museum’s corporate and foundation partners; exhibit sponsors and programming partners; and special event sponsors and donors.

Bobys comes to The Strong from Rochester Institute of Technology, where she served as director of development. Prior to that, she served as director of development for the Omaha Zoo Foundation in Nebraska. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Haverford College in Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of
Nebraska Omaha.

Bobys lives with her husband and two sons in Pittsford.

About The Strong

The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the United States and one of the leading museums serving families. The Strong houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play and is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play. Together, these enable a multifaceted array of research, exhibition, and other interpretive and educational activities that serve a diverse audience of adults, families, children, students, teachers, scholars, collectors, and others around the globe.