Holly Bond comes to the Alliance after 11 years of supporting Caregivers as a Licensor with a private agency in the Tacoma area. Prior to that, Holly supervised both a group home and residential treatment facility for teen girls and non-binary youth who had experienced significant trauma and loss. Before entering the child welfare field, Holly worked as an advocate for survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault. Her early career began in the HIV Prevention/Education field.
Linda Soltero began her career in the Early Childhood field and later became state certified as a trainer for educators and families of young children. She has a Master’s of Education from Western Governor’s University, Bachelor’s in Child Development, and a Child Development Associates. She began her career working with children over twenty years ago after becoming a parent as well as a foster parent. She has spent the last ten years coaching educators and advocating for young children and families.