Pam has 20 years experience working with children and families. Before becoming a Branch Director for Holt in 2015, she worked as a Holt social worker for over four years, and in 2005, she helped recruit Holt families in Florida. Pam has her Master's degree in social work from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She has three children, the oldest adopted from Thailand, and the youngest adopted from China. Through her personal and professional experience, Pam is aware of the joys and struggles of international adoption. "I've always had a heart for adoption," she says. "I am very excited to be back working with Holt again."
Alison Van Hecke
Arkansas, Kansas & Missouri Social Worker
Alison graduated from the University of Kansas in 1994 with her Bachelor's degree in social work. She received her master's degree in 1997. Before moving with her family to Arkansas in 2013, Alison was a school social worker for 17 years. Alison has worked in the field of adoption for over 15 years and loves every minute of this work. She enjoys working for Holt International and feels privileged to have been a part of Holt since 2010.
As the sibling of an adoptee and mother of 3 children, 2 of whom were adopted, adoption has always been a part of Alison's life. Alison has a passion for helping children who need families, and she loves Holt's vision: A world where every child has a loving and secure home. Alison is thrilled to be working with families in the state of Arkansas as the adoption supervisor. She looks forward to getting to know you and to have the opportunity to work with you on your adoption journey.