A CPA who found her passion in local government finance and administration, Bridgette has dedicated over 27 years to the County of Midland and the surrounding community. She is a proud graduate of Northwood University and has certificates in leadership from both the Harvard Kennedy School and UVA’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.  Her professional affiliations include national and state memberships as well as active roles on state boards and several ICMA committees/task forces like the Strategic Planning Committee. Bridgette’s community service is extensive including serving on the Community Success Panel and she is a founding member of the Midland Wellbeing Coalition. Dedicated to improving community wellbeing, she became certified in Applied Positive Psychology, and Creating Positive Change, with a specific focus on Engagement/Strengths training.