Bridgette is a strategist, operator, and organization builder. She exemplifies leading-edge best practices in inclusive talent development and onramps to opportunity. Currently, she leads the Customer Success & Delivery team as Opportunity@Work scales hiring workers Skilled Through Alternative Routes (STARs) nationwide.
Gray joined Opportunity@Work after seven-and-a-half years at Per Scholas, where she was responsible for managing org-wide training operations & delivery, impact, and strategic programmatic growth. Under Bridgette’s leadership, Per Scholas expanded its gold-standard evidenced-based model from five to 17 campuses, from 800 to 3,000 learners trained.
Before Per Scholas, Bridgette held several senior and executive leadership roles at Year Up, the Points of Light Foundation, and the Corporation for National and Community Service. In addition, Bridgette has spent the last 20+ years helping diverse talent access and benefit from training and employment opportunities, helping businesses acquire this talent, and influencing DEI as central to their bottom line.
Bridgette can often be found adding her thought partnership and leadership to collective impact work with the Markle Foundation’s Rework America Alliance, JFF’s Thrive @Work Innovation Council, Racial Equity Learning Community @PolicyLink, America Forward WFD & Economic Justice Task Force, as a LEAP Ambassador, and as a Founding Member of Chief DC. Bridgette served on the Montgomery County Maryland Workforce Board from (2014-2019).
When Bridgette’s not innovating, you can find her on her yoga mat.
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