Margaret Boasberg is a partner in Bridgespan’s Boston office. Since joining Bridgespan in 2000, she has worked with direct service organizations and foundations in several fields, including education, public health, and youth development. Margaret has worked on a wide range of topics, including growth strategy, effective philanthropy, program alignment, and organization structure and development. Margaret has deep experience in strategic planning for organizations focusing on disadvantaged populations (including education organizations). She also has worked extensively on strategies to affect the philanthropy of high net worth individuals. She is the co-author of two Bridgespan case studies on replication of a program to new sites.
From 1990 to 1999, prior to joining Bridgespan, Margaret worked at Bain & Company in a variety of industries, particularly consumer products, and on a number of pro bono client engagements, including the Boston Public Schools and City Year. She also served as director of business development and strategic alliances for HomePortfolio.com.
Margaret earned her BA in History from Yale University summa cum laude and her MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. While in graduate school, she helped create and lead a nonprofit organization to train and finance entrepreneurs in economically depressed East Palo Alto, California.