Barbara (Barb) Bridendolph is CEO of Crenshaw Associates. She leads the operations of the firm as well as the Career Transition and Executive Development practices.
Barb is an experienced Executive Advisor and has worked with 200+ Directors, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, GCs, Division Presidents and functional heads. Their industries have included technology, CPG, financial services, pharma, advertising, and consulting. She started her career in brand management at P&G, and later gained P&L experience in the direct response and manufacturing industries. She has an M.B.A. from Penn State and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Barb remains very active in higher education, having served her graduate school alma mater as a speaker, Advisor, and Board member for over 20 years. She sits on Smeal’s Alumni Society Board at Penn State, where she was honored with the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award. Barb is the immediate past Chair of the University Parents Council and now leads the organization’s support of Admissions and Career Placement. She sits on the Advisory Board of ShoDogg, a New York based-technology start up with patented, paradigm-shifting solutions for sharing and presenting content.