Diversity-Inclusion Team Appointed to Charter Communications

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 2018 – Bridge Partners is excited to announce the placement of three executives to the newly- created Diversity Inclusion team at Charter Communications.

Bridge Partners was retained in 2017 to help recently appointed Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Rhonda Chrichlow, build her Diversity and Inclusion team. Over the subsequent months three senior executives have joined Charter to lead diversity-inclusion initiatives focused on Talent & Inclusion, Communications, and External Relations.

➢ Javier Barrientos joined Charter as Vice President, Talent and Inclusion. Prior to Charter, Javier spent six years at Biogen serving as Senior Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion where he created a fully integrated business approach to Diversity & Inclusion – growing success beyond employees, to also address patient, providers and supplier opportunities. Prior to Biogen, Javier served in various Diversity & Inclusion roles at Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

➢Marissa Lambrinos joined Charter as Senior Director, Diversity and Inclusion Communications. Marissa was previously with GE Capital where she spent over 20 years in the communications function, leading efforts and teams developing and executing strategic communications across multiple business units.

➢ Brandi Colander joined Charter as Head of External Relations, Diversity & Inclusion. She previously served as the Associate Vice President, Natural Resources and Energy at the National Wildlife Center. She also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management at the United States Department of the Interior.

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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