Hillary Lilly

The Nature Conservancy

Director of External Affairs

As the External Affairs Director for The Nature Conservancy, Hillary oversees the Texas chapter’s engagements at the federal, state and regional levels. Hillary joined The Nature Conservancy in October 2022, previously serving as the Director of Legislative Affairs for the San Antonio Independent School District.

Hillary holds a Bachelors degree in Cellular Biology from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Texas San Antonio. In addition to the South Texas Business Partnership, Hillary also sits on the Alamo Public Telecommunications Council (KLRN) board, and the North Chamber Leadership Lab Alumni Board. She and her husband Andrew enjoy spending time along the San Antonio River with their daughter Ingrid and dog Ollie.