Senior Vice President of Finance and Support Services
As the Senior Vice President of Finance and Support Services of Upbring, Holly Raymond oversees finance, facilities, budget and procurement functions as well as information technology and human resource administration for the organization.
In 2017, Holly joined Upbring as Senior Vice President of Finance, where she has deepened the finance and facilities resource capabilities by strategic staffing additions. She has also implemented structural modifications, strengthening financial operations that has resulted in a 25% overall organizational growth. Her success at Upbring is a testament to her outstanding leadership, determination and servant-hearted commitment to breaking the cycle of child abuse.
Before joining Upbring, Holly served as Chief Financial Officer of Common Threads from 2015 to 2017, where she oversaw operations and strategy for finance and accounting, human resources, organization operations, and assured IT needs were met. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Finance and operations for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas, Inc. from 2011 to 2015. She has also worked for two accounting firms – Maxwell Locke & Ritter and Ernst & Young.
Holly is a first-generation college graduate, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Professional Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin. She has served as a Trustee on the Hays CISD School Board, the Treasurer for Central Texas Girl Scouts Troop #2283, a basketball coach for the Kyle Youth Basketball League, PTA Member for her children’s schools and a volunteer at Gethsemane Lutheran Church. Holly and her family live in Kyle, Texas, where they enjoy attending concerts.