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About Bridget O’Connor

A marketing communication business strategist, Bridget holds over 25 years of experience in helping senior leaders of organizations define and share their unique stories. Her strength is taking complex issues and breaking them down into workable parts that create intended results.

Bridget is the owner and principal consultant at O’Connor Connective. The firm helps organizations align their strategic goals with marketing communications to achieve growth and reputational objectives. She engages with leadership teams to advance their thinking, starting with their mission, vision and values. Bridget then guides organizational brand strategy and assists with crafting and delivering measurable multi-channel communications.

A skilled facilitator and sounding board, Bridget partners with presidents, superintendents, CEOs and leadership teams of small family-owned companies, mid-size privately held organizations, schools, colleges and universities, and for-profits and nonprofits of all sizes. Prior to launching O’Connor Connective, Bridget was a senior administrator at St. Norbert College for 12 years. She also worked for Wood Communications Group in Madison, Wis., the University of Minnesota Foundation, and Cunningham Group Architects in Minneapolis. In 2019, Bridget launched, as an O’Connor Connective social enterprise, The Connective: A Place for Women in Business, also located in De Pere to provide workshops, programs, events and business- and professional-development opportunities to advance high-achieving organizational leaders.

Committed to serving her community, Bridget is on the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation board, the Greater Green Bay YMCA board and the Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship committee. She previously served on the Mulva Cultural Center board, the Green Bay Botanical Garden board, the Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay advisory board, The Scholarships, Inc. board and the New North marketing committee. She’s launched and led local initiatives such as Downtown Faces Forward, which supports and promotes small business in Wisconsin.

Bridget holds a Master of Liberal Arts from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Norbert College. She’s been recognized as the BusinessPerson of the Year in 2018 and the Entrepreneurial Award-winner in 2015 by the Greater Green Bay Chamber. In 2020, she was named Women in Business Champion in Wisconsin by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

About
About Bridget O’Connor

A marketing communication business strategist, Bridget holds over 25 years of experience in helping senior leaders of organizations define and share their unique stories. Her strength is taking complex issues and breaking them down into workable parts that create intended results.

Bridget is the owner and principal consultant at O’Connor Connective. The firm helps organizations align their strategic goals with marketing communications to achieve growth and reputational objectives. She engages with leadership teams to advance their thinking, starting with their mission, vision and values. Bridget then guides organizational brand strategy and assists with crafting and delivering measurable multi-channel communications.

A skilled facilitator and sounding board, Bridget partners with presidents, superintendents, CEOs and leadership teams of small family-owned companies, mid-size privately held organizations, schools, colleges and universities, and for-profits and nonprofits of all sizes. Prior to launching O’Connor Connective, Bridget was a senior administrator at St. Norbert College for 12 years. She also worked for Wood Communications Group in Madison, Wis., the University of Minnesota Foundation, and Cunningham Group Architects in Minneapolis. In 2019, Bridget launched, as an O’Connor Connective social enterprise, The Connective: A Place for Women in Business, also located in De Pere to provide workshops, programs, events and business- and professional-development opportunities to advance high-achieving organizational leaders.

Committed to serving her community, Bridget is on the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation board, the Greater Green Bay YMCA board and the Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship committee. She previously served on the Mulva Cultural Center board, the Green Bay Botanical Garden board, the Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay advisory board, The Scholarships, Inc. board and the New North marketing committee. She’s launched and led local initiatives such as Downtown Faces Forward, which supports and promotes small business in Wisconsin.

Bridget holds a Master of Liberal Arts from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Norbert College. She’s been recognized as the BusinessPerson of the Year in 2018 and the Entrepreneurial Award-winner in 2015 by the Greater Green Bay Chamber. In 2020, she was named Women in Business Champion in Wisconsin by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Bridget O’Connor
Bridget O’Connor
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