Bridget joins Mental Health Colorado after nearly five years as a senior associate at Venn Strategies, a bipartisan government relations firm in Washington, D.C. At Venn Strategies, Bridget worked on a range of issues, including preventing opioid use disorder, addressing health disparities, and advocating for patient safety. She is excited to bring her experience in policy, advocacy, communications, and coalition building to help improve Colorado’s behavioral health system and advance Mental Health Colorado’s policy priorities. Bridget has a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from American University and her Masters in Political Management from the George Washington University. Bridget currently resides in Denver with her partner and dog.