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Bridget Pooley

Chief Operating Officer

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Bridget Pooley is the Chief Operating Officer for Mission Partners, a woman-owned, B Corp social impact agency. In her role, Bridget oversees Mission Partners’ Client Services team, delivering best-in-class client services to the agency’s clients—nonprofits, associations, and foundations. Bridget’s varied experience in account management, communications, strategic partnerships, and fundraising ensure careful analysis of business and communications objectives and the development of equitable and comprehensive strategies for tackling them. Bridget is also responsible for oversight of organizational operations at Mission Partners, creating, refining, and championing processes and procedures across the team to drive a culture of consensus and inclusion. 

Prior to Mission Partners, Bridget worked at the Center for Social Impact Communication, a research and action center housed within Georgetown University that works to advance the field of social impact by educating and inspiring marketers, communicators, fundraisers, and journalists. 

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 nonprofit experience includes time on the corporate partnerships team at Share Our Strength, a $20+ million fundraising and marketing team that leveraged innovative partnerships with companies for the No Kid Hungry campaign. In this capacity, 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. In 2018, Bridget was elected to serve as a commissioner on the Advisory Neighborhood Commission for the Northwest Washington, DC neighborhood of Adams Morgan. 

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 currently lives in Minneapolis, MN where she enjoys cycling, rowing, skiing, and running—preferably with her Australian Shepherd, Ramblin’ Rose. Bridget is the founding Vice Chair of Minnesota B Local and serves on the board of Lowry Hill East Neighborhood Association.

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