Holly Bachman, Director, Strategic Partnerships
Holly Bachman is a passionate marketing, public relations, business development executive and social entrepreneur with expertise in event planning and management.
With over 25 years of experience in proven record of successes in planning, organizing, and presenting all phases of successful promotional, educational, health and community-wide events, Holly is a creative and personable leader with history of cultivating strong long lasting business and community partnerships in various sectors of public/private business, government and community nationwide.
Holly has served in various roles in promoting community health / wellness including founding, establishing and overseeing her own foundation called Mixed Roots Foundation that raises awareness and funds for the adoption and foster care community. Most recently, she served as the Statewide Senior Director for the largest grant writing firm in the state of California and managed over 15 grant writers for a company that has secured over 1.6 billion dollars in funding for cities, school districts, special districts, and nonprofits. Holly currently serves as the co-chair for the Nonprofit Council for the LA Area Chamber of Commerce as well as the co-chair for the first ever Multicultural Alumni Network for the University of Minnesota.
Holly received her B.A. in Sociology/Social Psychology from the University of Minnesota. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching movies and most importantly, giving back to the community. She mentors and organizes various local and national events that promote identity, diversity and most importantly unity.