Bridget Pooley is a Director at Mission Partners, where she leverages her diverse experience in communications, marketing, partnerships, and fundraising to advance mission driven organizations. Prior to joining the team, Bridget was the Manager of Engagement at Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication, a research and action center that works to advance the field of social impact by educating and inspiring marketers, communicators, fundraisers, and journalists. During her time at Georgetown University, the Center released its widely acclaimed Stories Worth Telling research in partnership with The Meyer Foundation.
In her current role, Bridget serves as strategist and project manager on several Mission Partners accounts and is responsible for creating and implementing strategic communication campaigns and partnerships on her clients’ behalf.
Bridget began her career at Georgetown University Law Center, which included supporting some of the largest and most highly regarded in-house legal clinical programs including domestic violence, juvenile justice, and affordable housing. Bridget’s previous experience also includes Share Our Strength, where she served on the corporate partnerships team, a $20+ million fundraising and marketing team that leveraged innovative partnerships with companies for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. Bridget managed, grew, developed, and executed cause-marketing partnerships and event sponsorship activations with top-tier brands including OpenTable, PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, and American Express.
Bridget received her bachelor’s degree from The Catholic University of America, her master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Georgetown University, and a certificate in Project Management from Georgetown University. Bridget also serves on the B Local Mid Atlantic steering committee, which helps Certified B Corporation businesses in our region contribute meaningfully to our community.