Deborah Tang Joins Bridge Partners as Partner in the Washington, DC office

WASHINGTON, D.C, May 29, 2017 — Bridge Partners, an executive search firm with unique expertise in attracting and retaining senior, global, diverse executives, today announced that Debbie Tang has joined the firm as Partner. She will be based in Bridge Partners’ Washington, DC office.

Ms. Tang joins the firm from Major, Lindsey & Africa, where she spent over 6 years as Managing Director, In-House Practice Group. Debbie brings deep experience developing innovative senior leadership solutions for Fortune 500 companies, not-for-profit organizations, and government agencies, as well as personally leading numerous General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer searches across a wide range of industries.

Prior to Major, Lindsey & Africa, Ms. Tang was an Associate at Reed Smith and later in-house counsel for Marriott International. She also served as General Counsel of a global restaurant chain and brings an insider’s view of the legal landscape at both law firms and corporations.

“With nearly 15 years of experience in the legal industry, initially as an attorney at an AmLaw 100 firm and a Fortune 200 company, then in executive search, Debbie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Bridge Partners team. This knowledge, combined with a rigorous approach to executive search and a deep commitment to diversity-inclusion, enables her clients to drive business growth through strategic partnerships and hiring”, said Tory Clarke, Co-Founder, Bridge Partners. “We are thrilled to have Debbie join the Bridge Partners team.”

Ms. Tang holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from McGill University and received a Juris Doctor degree from Washington & Lee School of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice.

She is a frequent panelist on diversity and inclusion in executive recruiting.

The search was conducted by Rochelle Schumer, President/Co-Founder of R&L Associates Ltd.,a firm specializing in placing Search Professionals within the Search Industry.

About Bridge Partners

Bridge Partners is an executive search firm with a unique expertise in attracting and retaining senior, global, diverse executives. Clients include major corporations, nonprofits, public sector, and entrepreneurial organizations across the US and around the world. What they have in common is a desire to adapt to a changing global market and a commitment to diversifying their leadership teams as a result.

Bridge Partners is a minority-owned retained search firm with offices in New York, Washington DC and Boston. Over nearly 15 years, the firm has developed an international reputation for its diversity-inclusion focus and client-oriented approach to executive search, successfully recruiting leaders for clients that include Edward Jones, Novartis, General Electric, Kaiser Permanente, Blue Cross Blue Shield, YMCA, Owens Corning, Acumen, Sodexo, Starbucks, Sullivan & Cromwell, Gallaudet University, TIAA-CREF and USAA.

Tory Clarke
Co-Founder & Partner

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