Holly is a Baton Rouge native with a deep passion for serving her community well. Holly has had the opportunity to serve overseas in anti-trafficking work and volunteered with CASA for the last several years. She is excited to step into the role of Louisiana CSEY Advocacy Program Director for Unbound Now full time, pioneering our work across the state of Louisiana.
Kristi is the Executive Director of Unbound Now Waco and the founder of Be Strong Story, which helps others “Be Love” in their communities. Kristi has worked with families and vulnerable populations for over 15 years. She is the author of, “The Lunchbox Note: A Story of Loving Others”, based on her family’s true story, and hosts a weekly podcast called BE LOVE.do good. Other fun jobs include working on Capitol Hill and the White House press advance office. You can find Kristi hiking and mountain biking with her family or carpooling kids to soccer and gymnastics.
Amanda Buenger is the Executive Director of Unbound Now BCS. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She is licensed attorney in both Colorado and Texas and owns her own Law Firm, Buenger Law, PLLC. Amanda has spent most of her career specializing in child welfare cases, representing many children and families in child abuse and neglect cases, child custody matters, and adoptions. Her many years serving as child welfare attorney led her to found Unbound Now Bryan College Station. Amanda has a heart for unity and collaboration in fighting for justice in our communities. She is a wife and mother to four beautiful daughters. She serves in the local church and on several non-profit boards.
Susan Peters is the founder and CEO of Unbound Now, a worldwide anti-human trafficking organization founded in Waco, Texas, in 2012. In her role, she oversees Unbound Now’s locations across the United States and around the world. She is the chair of the Heart of Texas Human Trafficking Coalition, which she founded alongside other community leaders in 2014.
Liz Griffin is the Executive Director of Unbound Now Austin. Liz has almost two decades of nonprofit leadership experience with a background in community-driven human services. After meeting her first victim of human trafficking in 1997, Liz has been a passionate advocate for victims of trafficking. Liz can also be found spending time with her husband, four teenagers and eating her way through the Austin food truck scene.
Kerri Taylor is the Executive Director of Unbound Now Houston. She is a member of the Child Sex Trafficking Team’s Advisory Council for Harris County, and on the board of the Brazoria County United Front Coalition to Fight Human Trafficking. Kerri earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Baylor University in Education and her Master’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii. As a speech/language pathologist she specialized in treating adult neurogenic disorders and children ages 0-3. Kerri was named Galveston County’s woman of the year for 2019 by the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce.