In her long career with Upbring, Krystale Bezio, MSW, LCPAA, has amassed vast knowledge of the organization’s mission, programs and services—insights that she leverages each day as an executive leader.
As Chief Program Officer of Upbring, Krystale ensures quality care, supervision and program direction for all foster care, adoption, supervised independent living, residential treatment centers and the Office of Refugee and Resettlement programs.
Fueled by her skill, intuition and passion for fulfilling the mission, Krystale has held seven different positions at Upbring with increasing levels of responsibility. She first joined Upbring as a Family Services Worker in 2004. In this role, she served as the point of contact for foster parents, conducted numerous trainings, foster home visits and case management duties to ensure the needs of each child were met.
Prior to her current role, Krystale served as Senior Vice President of Program Operations and Development, where she supervised the foster care, adoption and SIL leadership teams, and had responsibility for the oversight of the Evolv data management system and team. She also developed and implemented a quality management program to meet the demographic and epidemiological needs of the children and families in Upbring's care.
Krystale earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Tarleton State University and a Master of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Arlington. She and her two daughters live in Weatherford, Texas. When she’s not working, Krystale enjoys spending time with family and cheering them on at sporting events.