Stand for Children Indiana has hired Kevin Gray as marketing and communications director. He previously served as media manager for Author Solutions, a Bloomington, Indiana-based self-publisher. In his new role, Gray will oversee public relations, digital marketing, branding and messaging for the non-profit education advocacy organization. He started his career in media relations at his alma mater Indiana University nearly two decades ago. Upon leaving IU, Gray held a variety of public relations and marketing positions in the sports, agency and corporate sectors.