Maggie Davies

Partner, San Francisco

Maggie Davies is a partner in Bridgespan’s San Francisco office. Since joining the firm in 2015, she has advised clients including large foundations, high net worth individuals, and operating nonprofits on strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, new programmatic initiatives, field-building efforts, funder collaboration, and philanthropic sourcing and diligence. Maggie is a leader in the firm’s early childhood work, advising both funders and nonprofit leaders on strategic and operational issues. She co-led the research that resulted in the publication of Building Back for Equity: Guidance to Inform 2021 Early Childhood Grantmaking.

Prior to joining Bridgespan, Maggie spent six years as deputy director, COO, and then chief strategy and talent officer at sustainability nonprofit Net Impact, a global network with more than 300 chapters. While at Net Impact, she led programs, strategy and planning, evaluation and metrics, talent, and operations during a period of significant growth. Previously, Maggie spent six years as a management consultant with the global consulting firm Bain & Company in the San Francisco and Sydney offices, helping clients in a wide variety of industries and capability areas, including several pro bono projects.

Maggie was selected by Independent Sector as an NGen Fellow, served as board member and treasurer for a San Francisco performing arts nonprofit, and has long enjoyed volunteering in community service. She has written and spoken on performance management, talent development, and increasing diversity in the social sector.

Maggie earned an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, with a certificate in Nonprofit Management, and Master and Bachelor of Engineering degrees from the University of Michigan. Maggie lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two sons.