You are in the presence of Holly Raymond, Senior Vice President of Finance and Support Services of Upbring. She is also one of our most appreciated faculty within our Certificate in Nonprofit Financial Management.
Holly’s personal warmth and professional expertise, engage the Certificate participants as they grapple with important concepts and practices of nonprofit financial management. She modestly conveys the professional confidence that comes from directing finance, facilities, budget and procurement, information technology, and human resources at Upbring works to increase child wellness, vitality, and safety.
Her career within nonprofits was preceded by working for two outstanding accounting firms – Maxwell Locke & Ritter and Ernst & Young. Her nonprofit service includes working as Chief Financial Officer, Common Threads, and Vice President of Finances and Operations, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas.
Holly’s compassion reflects itself in her teaching and in her busy schedule of volunteer activities. She is easy to learn from as she treats each participant with kindness and a deep appreciation for their individual role within the nonprofit community.
Nonprofit Austin and all who encounter Holly as one of our faculty are the beneficiaries of her passion for helping others. Her authenticity and her competence are self-evident. And it becomes clear once you experience that warm smile.