Bright Pink is proud of the incredible dedication, individual
commitment and outstanding contributions made by this collection of
MATH Venture Partners
Cortland Capital Market Services, LLC.
Dean and Co-Founder
Paul Mitchell Schools
Santa Ana, CA
EVP, Managing Director
Senior Vice PresidentNorthern Trust
San Francisco, CA
Brand Director, North America Retail
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Executive VP of Stores
Orange County, CA
Senior Associate, Marketing Strategy and Operations
Head of Large Enterprise Sales, North America
San Jose, CA
VP/GM of Large Enterprise Growth
PartnerBoyden Global Executive Search
Attorney & Community Volunteer
WP Global Partners
Journalist & On-Air Personality
New York, NY
Senior Manager of CRM
Onboarding Programs Representative
Griffin McCarthy & Rice LLP
Director of Investments
Gore Creek Asset Management
Vice President of Home Services
The Home Depot
Head of Brand Strategy
Vertical Markets, CDW
Executive Director, Associate General Counsel and Asst Corp Sec
Executive Assistant & Office Manager
A Detroit native, Bright Pink’s mission wooed Amanda to Chicago. Amanda wears many hats, specifically making sure our CEO and organization stay organized. During her free time, you can find Amanda reading a book, playing with her two pups or cheering on her alma mater, Michigan State University, during football and basketball seasons.
VP of Brand & Experience
Carli oversees marketing & communications, creative & content production, cause marketing sponsorships, and ambassador engagement to bring Bright Pink's programs, initiatives, campaigns, and fundraisers to life. Outside of the Bright Pink office, you can find this Chicago native cheering on her beloved Chicago Bulls (or dreaming of a championship win during the offseason).
Senior Corporate Partnership Manager
Chelsea is new to the midwest and fell in love with Bright Pink’s life-saving mission immediately after moving to Chicago. She comes from the social impact sector and has a personal tie to the services Bright Pink provides. She is excited to bring her experience with corporate engagement to the role and oversee Bright Pink’s amazing brand partners in order to reach women in all aspects of their life. Outside of work, Chelsea enjoys exploring Chicago with her husband, traveling and trying new restaurants.
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Deborah Lindner, FACOG, graduated from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. As Bright Pink's Chief Medical Officer, she was instrumental in the development of the Women's Health Provider Education Initiative, which teaches women's health providers how to better stratify and manage patients based on their breast and ovarian cancer risk.
Associate Director of Development
Gret has passionately worked in Development her entire career, coming to Bright Pink after working in individual giving roles at Lake Forest College and Greenhouse Scholars, a national education nonprofit. As Associate Director of Development, Gret oversees Bright Pink's annual giving program and works with individual supporters. She lives with her husband on the Northwest side.
Born and raised in the Chicago area, Jeff has been handling Bright Pink's legal and contractual work since 2008. Outside the office, Jeff is the founder of the iPhone app Howla.
VP of Product Development
Jessica is an accomplished innovation and new product development professional with over 15 years of experience across a variety of industries and consumer brands. Jessica graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Economics and Spanish and has an MBA in Marketing Strategy and Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. When she’s not at Bright Pink, Jessica spends her time running with her yellow lab or running to watch her kids’ baseball or softball games and musical performances with her husband.
Katie is a tireless champion for women’s health and has dedicated her entire career to serving organizations that exist so that people, especially women, can live their best lives. Prior to joining Bright Pink, Katie served as the Vice President of Development at Planned Parenthood of Illinois. As Bright Pink's CEO, she leads the organization's strategic growth and programmatic initiatives that empower women to become strong advocates for their breast and ovarian health.
SVP of Development
Madalyn is a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in Individual Giving and board development. As a steadfast advocate for women’s healthcare and rights, Madalyn is responsible for inspiring, broadening, and deepening the support of individual donors, and providing leadership, vision, and management of the department’s staff and fundraising efforts. Prior to joining the Bright Pink family, Madalyn served as the Director of Major and Planned Giving for Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL) and directed the Annual Giving program at The Field Museum of Natural History. Madalyn graduated from Loyola University Chicago and recently received her MBA from Roosevelt University with a concentration in Strategy.
SVP of Strategy & Advancement
Community Engagement Specialist
Sherese has been a digital storyteller for the past ten years. With a background in both film and marketing, she has weaved her two passions to create a digital tapestry that helps inspire women to live their best lives on their terms. As the Community Engagement Specialist, Sherese curates Bright Pink's social platforms as well as engages with the community to create enriching educational experiences. In her free time, she can be found dancing to 90s R&B, shopping for shoes, and reminiscing about the 99 and 2000s.
VP of Finance & Operations
As a CPA who has dedicated her career to serving non-profit organizations, Traci comes to Bright Pink with a wide range of experience leading finance departments through day-to-day operations, financial planning and reporting, and systems optimization. She is devoted to helping non-profit organizations maximize the impact of their dollars for the communities they serve. Traci graduated from Bradley University with a master’s degree in Accounting. She is a native of Central Illinois, but now calls Chicago home. Outside of the office, you can find Traci visiting farmers markets, gardening, experimenting in the kitchen, and trying new restaurants with her husband.
Forever a Minnesotan, Virginia is learning to love Chicago after living around it for four years. She is excited to serve as Bright Pink's Program Coordinator, working to connect women and their providers to health resources. Virginia received her B.S. in journalism from Northwestern University, and plans to complete her master's in public health at the Feinberg School of Medicine in June of 2019.
Bright Pink’s governing Board of Directors meets quarterly to support
strategic initiatives and help lay the foundation for game-changing
Pritzker Private Capital
Chief Communications Officer
Chairman & CEO
Deloitte Consulting, LLP.
EVP, Head of Unscripted Programming
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
CEO, Bright Pink
SVP of Technology & Innovation
20th Century Fox
Los Angeles, CA
Vice President, Legal
San Francisco, CA
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