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
Susan Flinn Cobian
EVP, Managing Director
Melissa Skoog Dunagan
Founder & President
SKOOG Productions LLC
Chief Revenue Officer
San Francisco, CA
Chairman & CEO
Deloitte Consulting, LLP.
Brand Director, North America Retail
Partner & Interior Design Director
Executive VP of Stores
Orange County, CA
The Pritzker Group
VP/GM of Large Enterprise Growth
VP, WP Global Partners
Los Angeles, CA
Journalist & On-Air Personality
New York, NY
Director of Sales
President, CEO, Director
Lifeway Foods, INC
Chief Communications Officer
The Home Depot
President & CEO
Vertical Markets, CDW
San Francisco, CA
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.
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.
VP of Development
Carli leads Bright Pink’s strategic business development and integration, establishing and managing key stakeholder relationships to enable the organization’s life-saving impact. 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).
Director of Product Development
Kim has called Chicago home for most of her life. She recently transitioned into the non-profit world from Motorola Solutions where she worked for 10 years in product management, services and learning. She is excited to bring product management experience to Bright Pink’s live-saving programs. Outside of work, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband and their French bulldog “child,” Gus.
Director of Peer Support
Liz is a licensed clinical psychologist. She is in private practice in downtown Chicago, and specializes in working with adults coping with medical concerns. Liz helped launch Bright Pink’s peer support initiative, PinkPal®, in 2008, and has loved running the program ever since.
Team Operations Manager
Elise was raised in Illinois though she feels like a displaced West Coast girl. She has successfully spent her career thus far in sales, community relations, management, human resources and as an entrepreneur. She welcomes any opportunity to connect with and help people. In her spare time she also paints, gardens, and loves her American Bulldog, Bodhi McFlinch Snorster.
Growth Marketing Manager
A graduate from the College of Media at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Jessica is thrilled to bring her energy to Bright Pink. With experience in a range of service, product, marketing, system, and project management, Jessica is focused on spreading the news and gathering supporters of Bright Pink's mission. Outside of the Bright Pink's cozy home, you'll find her dreaming up travel plans with her husband, Sam and daughter, Eleanor.
Sr. Strategic Engagement Manager
A Chicago-native, Lindsay was an event planner for Ronald McDonald House Charities before joining the Bright Pink crew. Lindsay oversees Bright Pink's line-up of incredible cause marketing partners that reach millions of women online and in stores with life-saving information. When Lindsay isn't at the office, you'll find her playing golf or cheering on the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks!
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.
Brooke studied journalism and strategic communication at the University of Missouri before charging into the content marketing world. While developing articles and blog posts within a wide range of industries, Brooke gravitated toward health brands and nonprofit organizations. This led to discovering (and admiring) Bright Pink’s programs. The rest is history!
Brynn has been with Bright Pink for over two years, since graduating from the University of Southern California. She works on the Development Team overseeing signature events and Bright Pink fundraising initiatives around the country. In her spare time she teaches Irish Dancing and is passionate about promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.
Community Engagement Coordinator
Amanda is a Michigan native and a member of Bright Pink's Programs Team. After gaining experience with several health non-profits and a discovering her passion for helping young women become advocates for their own health, Amanda found Bright Pink. When she is not working she is typically traveling to spend time with her family and friends.
Development CoordinatorCristina originally joined the Bright Pink Team as an intern after leaving the news biz. As a full-time member of the Development Team, Cristina helps scout new partners, supporters, and brands to join forces with Bright Pink. A newbie to the nonprofit world, Cristina gets energized by using her sleuth skills to find new audiences to introduce to Bright Pink's life-saving mission.
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Julia is a Chicago native and a DePaul University graduate, who was searching for ways to use her marketing powers for good when she met her match with Bright Pink! When she's not behind the scenes of social media she enjoys petting dogs, performing improv on various Chicago stages, and watching people cook (on TV).
Community Engagement Coordinator
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.
David has lived in the Midwest his entire life and has called Chicago home for 4+ years. Prior to joining the Bright Pink team, he was a CNA - an example of his passion for helping others and being a part of the healthcare field. He began volunteering for Bright Pink after his mother passed away - his goal was to keep his mom's spirit and dedication to volunteering alive and thriving.
BOARD of DIRECTORS
Bright Pink’s governing Board of Directors meets quarterly to support
strategic initiatives and help lay the foundation for game-changing
CEO and Founder
Matrix Psychological Services
Los Angeles, CA