Bridge Partners, LLC


Bridge Partners is an executive search firm with unique expertise in attracting and retaining senior, diverse executives.

Our clients include major corporations, non-profits, 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 diversify their leadership teams in order to reflect their employee base, as well as the constituents they serve.

Bridge Partners was founded in 2003 by partners who previously worked together at a major international search firm, where they ran the Diversity & Inclusion practice.

Our team brings extensive experience and credentials in leadership and senior-level recruitment. Speaking six languages, with experience living on three continents, and having led search assignments in more than 15 countries, we have a deep understanding of the multicultural needs of our clients.

We have built our reputation on maintaining high-quality relationships and consistently achieving superior results in the execution of our assignments.

Hunt Scanlon Newswire Briefings

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Picks Two Search Firms to Find Next President

After eight years in the job, William C. Dudley will be retiring early in 2018 from his post as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York – one of the most high profile positions in the U.S. Federal Reserve System. In an unusual matchup, recruitment firms Spencer Stuart and Bridge Partners

Bridge Partners Chief Diversity Officer Elavie Ndura Gallaudet University

Bridge Partners Finds Chief Diversity Officer for Gallaudet University

Executive recruitment firm Bridge Partners LLC has helped to place the new chief diversity officer at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Elavie Ndura comes to the renowned institution for the deaf and hard of hearing from George Mason University, where she led implementation of the school’s diversity and inclusion strategic goals and was a

Bridge Partners Extends Legal Expertise

Legal recruiting generally has been booming this year. According to recruiters that specialize in the sector, lawyers employed by government agencies have been on the move as a result of changes in government administrations. Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 10 percent through 2022. Demand is expected to be robust as individuals, businesses and all levels

Bridge Partners Taps Transformational Leader for Gallaudet University

New York headquartered executive search firm Bridge Partners, LLC has placed Roberta Cordano as the 11th president of Gallaudet University. Gallaudet’s current president, T. Alan Hurwitz, is retiring at the end of this year. Tory Clarke, co-founder and partner of Bridge Partners, led the search. Ms. Cordano, who is deaf, currently serves as the vice president of

Bridge Partners Recruits Chattanooga Foundation President

New York headquartered executive search firm Bridge Partners, LLC has placed Maeghan Jones as president of the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga (CFGC). Ms. Jones, who has been serving as president of the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, will succeed retiring President Pete Cooper. She previously served in numerous non-profit management positions, including director of a statewide program for homeless and runaway

Press Releases

Anne Kirwan Appointed As National Director, Encore Fellowships Network

NEW YORK, N.Y., October 2017 — Bridge Partners is thrilled to share the appointment Anne Kirwan as National Director for Encore’s Fellowship Network (EFN). In her new role at Encore, Anne will cultivate and work with a wide range of external stakeholders including corporate sponsors, national nonprofits, and a growing network of program operators, to build

Major International Development Organization Appoints Two Board Directors

NEW YORK, N.Y., August 2017 — Bridge Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Board Members to Pact ( Tory Clarke, the Partner who has led a continuing partnership with Pact’s Governance & Nominating Committee for the past 2 years, stated: “The international development, nonprofit and social entrepreneurship space is sector where I

Dr. Elavie Ndura Selected As Chief Diversity Officer, Gallaudet University

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2017 — Bridge Partners is thrilled to share the appointment of Dr. Elavie Ndura as Chief Diversity Officer at Gallaudet University. Dr. Ndura comes to Gallaudet from George Mason University (GMU) where she was a tenured, full professor in the Division of Advanced Professional Teacher Development and International Education. She holds

Maria Acosta Appointed As Chief Financial Officer, JCCA

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 2017 — Bridge Partners is delighted to announce the appointment of Maria Acosta as Chief Financial Officer for the JCCA based in New York City. In her new role at JCCA, Maria will oversee all financial operations of the organization and lead the agency’s transition to managed care. She will also develop strategies,

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