Austin, TX – July 19, 2022 – Upbring, a Texas-based nonprofit focused on generational innovation in the child welfare space, has announced the promotion of Holly Raymond to Chief Financial Officer.

“During her time with Upbring, Holly has been a key player in facilitating organizational growth and continues to support our trajectory toward systemic change,” said Michael Loo, President & Chief Executive Officer. “Over the years, Holly has demonstrated outstanding leadership, determination and a servant-hearted commitment to our mission. I am confident Holly will continue to lead by example and I am excited about her new role at Upbring.”

As CFO, Holly will direct Upbring’s finance, facilities, budget and procurement functions, as well as information technology and risk. Since joining Upbring in 2017, she has embraced agility as the organization continues to evolve to meet the needs of those it serves. In her prior role as Senior Vice President of Finance & Risk, Holly deepened finance and facilities resource capabilities while also implementing structural modifications to strengthen financial operations, resulting in 25% overall organizational growth.

The 2022 Upbring Senior Leadership Team consists of four Chief Officers and five Executives. To view Senior Leadership biographies—including previous roles and experience, as well as current job descriptions and headshots—visit

About Upbring
Inspired by faith and compelled by compassion, we’re answering the call to defeat abuse. With more than 1,000 employees who serve in one of our 75 locations across Texas, Upbring is a leading nonprofit child wellbeing organization in the state. Foster care and education are at the forefront of our work, joined by other vital mission-oriented programs under the same mission: to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. With our partners, we deliver services that produce measurable progress toward five key markers of every child’s wellbeing: safety, life skills, education, health and vocation.

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