Holly Harris-Reid

Director, Human Resources

Best Friends Animal Society


Holly joined Best Friends Animal Society nearly 12 years ago as controller overseeing accounting and finance before becoming director of human resources in 2009. She oversees the operations and strategic direction of human resources at Best Friends. 

Holly has 25 years of combined corporate, start-up, and nonprofit experience. She has an MBA with an emphasis in organizational development, in addition to degrees in accounting and journalism. Prior to Best Friends, Holly did extensive editorial work in conservation and was treasurer of the board for the Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest. She is passionate for mountain gorillas and worked for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in various capacities through the years.