Mark McKeag


Mark McKeag is a partner in Bridgespan’s Boston office. Since joining the firm in 2011, Mark has advised leaders in nonprofits and foundations across the public health, education and youth development sectors on strategic, organizational and economic issues. Mark helps lead Bridgespan’s nonprofit practice and has extensive experience working with national nonprofit networks, including YMCA of the USA, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, National 4-H Council, Feeding America and The Salvation Army.  Mark also has a depth of experience working on a range of issues to improve health outcomes for disadvantaged populations – most notably in the area of diabetes prevention and sexual and reproductive health. Mark has co-authored several recent articles based on his work: “Social Mobility in Rural America: Insights from Communities Whose Young People are Climbing the Income Ladder” (Philanthropy Journal, 2018),“Share-of-Wallet Analysis How-To Guide” (, 2016) and “Helping Nonprofit Networks Strengthen Their Fundraising Effectiveness” (, 2016) - which was also in Nonprofit Quarterly, “Is Each Site in Your Nonprofit Network Raising as Much Revenue as It Can?” (Nonprofit Quarterly, 2016).

Prior to joining Bridgespan, Mark was a managing director of Regional Development at Teach For America, responsible for development, growth strategy, and capacity building for 15 Teach For America regions. Prior to his time at Teach For America, Mark was a case team leader at Bain & Company in Boston where he advised corporate and nonprofit clients on strategic and operational issues, and private equity firms on investment decisions.

Mark graduated cum laude from Duke University with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. He also holds a Master of Public Policy from Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy and an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, where he was named a Fuqua Scholar. Mark lives outside of Boston with his wife and their two wonderful daughters.