Board and Advisors

Board of Trustees

The Bridgespan Board of Trustees is comprised of distinguished leaders from diverse fields in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors.

Bob Bechek
World Wide Managing Director
Bain & Company

Jeffrey L. Bradach
Managing Partner and Co-founder
The Bridgespan Group

Paul Brest
Professor and Dean Emeritus
Stanford University Law School

Shona Brown
Googler Emeritus
Google

Steve Denning
Chairman
General Atlantic

Steve Ellis
CEO
Asurion

Linda A. Hill
Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School

Mark Nunnelly
Managing Director
Bain Capital

Virgil Roberts
Partner
Bobbitt and Roberts

Thomas J. Tierney
Chairman and Co-founder
The Bridgespan Group

John C. Whitehead
Former Chairman
Goldman Sachs Foundation

Phyllis Yale
Partner
Bain & Company

Knowledge Advisory Board

The Bridgespan Group draws on the insight and experience of our Knowledge Advisory Board to ensure that our research and publishing efforts are guided by a clear understanding of the nonprofit sector and its needs.

Our advisors are a diverse group of recognized leaders from nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and academic institutions, all sharing our commitment to accelerating impact in the social sector. Their guidance is invaluable to Bridgespan as we work to deepen the relevance and influence of insights and tools to create breakthrough thinking, practice, and results for mission-driven organizations.

Paul Brest
Faculty Co-Director
Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

Tiffany Cooper-Gueye
Chief Executive Officer
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life)

David Dodson
President
MDC

Josh Macht
Publisher
Harvard Business Review

Roger L. Martin
Premier’s Chair in Productivity & Competitiveness and Academic Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute
Rotman School of Management

William P. Ryan
Governance Consultant

Nan Stone
Independent Consultant

Brian Trelstad
Partner
Bridge Ventures

Fay Twersky
Senior Fellow
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation