OUR TEAM

Bridge Innovate uses design thinking to solve complex challenges. A global network of business strategists, consultants and leaders, we work alongside your team to create defining moments for your organization.

 
 
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Work Together

What sets the Bridge Innovate® team apart? A depth of business consulting expertise, paired with a deep knowledge of leadership and design thinking. We’ve spent years in corporate leadership business, and we’ve observed many people as they succeed — and fail — in the business world. Our experience has inspired us to bring valuable life and business lessons to guide others through their own leadership journey.

 

 
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Core Team

 
 

Jenny Whitener

CEO, Leadership & Strategy Chief

Tamara Gatchell

Principal, Research & Technology Leader

Collin Young

Client Services Manager

Deborah Masila

Transformation & Change Leader  

 
 

Kristin Leydig Bryant

Transformation & Change Leader

Adam Billing

Innovation & Design Leader  

Duncan Brannan

Business Consulting Coach   

John Plating Ph.D

Business Consulting & Leadership Coach

 
 
 

Esther Hart

Graphic Recorder

Ryan Van Winkle

Client Services Support & Bright Spark™ PM

Mary Kim

Bright Spark™ Director

 

Shannon Nix Deuscher

Project Manager & Communications Specialist

 

Capability Partners

 
 

Will Harper

Consultant & Specialist

Atul Nerkar Ph.D

Thought Leader  

Carol Ryan Ertz

Business Consulting Coach  

Jonathan Clarke Ph.D

Thought Leader

David Wilson

Consultant & Specialist

Don Sweeney

Business Consulting & Leadership Coach 

Gary Bradt Ph.D

Leadership Coach

Jim Smith Ph.D

Leadership Coach

Joyce Richman

Leadership Coach 

Julie Stuart

Graphic Recorder & Facilitator

Susan Lambert

Consultant & Specialist

Mark Mendenhall PH.D

Thought Leader

Martha McGinnis

Graphic Recorder & Facilitator

Tabitha Kapic

Strategy & Organizational Development Consultant

Matt McLelland

Innovation Consultant & Coach

Jamison Griffin

Consultant & Leadership Coach

Nate Bennet Ph.D

Thought Leader

Peggy Bradt

Leadership Coach