Holly joined the foundation in June 2022 as the communications manager with a focus on writing and editing for the foundation’s magazines and website. Prior to this role, she served as a staff writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. She is an accomplished storyteller who strives to unearth and showcase the rich nature of human elements in her work.
As a veteran daily newspaper journalist, Holly has covered a wide array of topics including local news, government affairs, general features, and food and beverages. She has even written about wayward bears, child activists and clandestine motorcycle shops. Holly also has experience working with designers on eye-catching visuals and has contributed photos to Discover Richmond Magazine.
Holly earned her bachelor's degree in Mass Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and lives in Ashland with her husband and daughter and two mostly lovable dogs, Valentino Rossi The Dog and Phoebe. Outside of the office, she can be found in the kitchen baking something sweet – if she’s not on the sidelines at a soccer game.