"Powerhouse. Influencer. Gets things done!" - Mylan
"Your presentation on a 'winning mindset' hit it out the park!!! You're a rock star! :)" - Sensormatic Solutions
"Bridgette is not afraid to push back, and has a strong ability to ask the right questions of the right people to get results!" - Johnson Controls
"Her value to an organization is demonstrated in many ways - her intellect, enthusiasm, communication skills and leadership. She has a great deal of expertise..." - Johnson Controls
"She is the kind of leader everyone wants on their team - capable, competent yet also calming in a difficult endeavor." - General Electric
"We need you and love the contributions you're making!!!" - Tyco Retail Solutions
"Bridgette's value was evident from day one. Her outstanding leadership, program management expertise and influence kept the team on task and focused on delivery." - Discover Financial Services
"Bridgette has the innate ability to do something very few people have, she can 'connect the dots' to gain a view of how seemingly disparate parts need to all come together for success." - Fidelity National Information Services
"I worked with Bridgette on some of the most critical service delivery functions for a major pharmaceutical company and I must say she has the unique ability to see through problems and deliver solutions quicker than anyone I know. I loved having her on my team.” – GlaxoSmithKline
"Bridgette has a very strong presence which automatically makes her stand out in groups. Her background helped to steer the start-up program we were both involved in back on track. Bridgette was quickly able to assess and anticipate issues. Furthermore, Bridgette had a keen sense of responsibility and was able to rise to the occasion and take charge. She didn’t shy away from getting her hands dirty simultaneously. Bridgette’s addition to the team indeed critical and helped to re-baseline the entire program. Amongst other standout achievements was the face-to-face meeting she facilitated – this brought various stakeholders together in one room and decisions reached at this meeting continue to drive the entire portfolio." – Fidelity National Information Services
"Bridgette has been really great to work with!" - United Airlines
“Ready to take on multiple roles and go above and beyond.” – Johnson Controls
"Bridgette did an outstanding job helping our enterprise PMO define and create a new capacity planning framework model for our high risk portfolio. Great job!" – American Family Insurance
"Bridgette was a pleasure to work with. She quickly took on multiple roles and lead the development of our integrated software solution, all with limited resources. Very impressive." - Alliant Energy
"On her first day, with only three hours before a leadership meeting, she read nine RFP responses from multiple vendors and selected the exact company in India it took our team several meetings and weeks to determine. That's just one call out. From there, she lead our India team and collaborated with cross functional leadership to help untangle years of ad hoc testing practices and establish a new Testing Center of Excellence - everything from governance, repeatable best practice test criteria and reengineered process flows to platform specific KPIs and SLAs. Bridgette is sharp and a great team player. I highly recommend her to anyone!" - Northwestern Mutual
“Bridgette has a keen awareness of customer needs and demonstrates a passion to exceed them which is truly differentiated."- Johnson Controls
Bridgette L. Ridgeway
SSBB, ITIL, PMC, CSM, Cloud Computing, CSPO...
Six Sigma Black Belt, ITIL v3 Foundation, Project Management, Scrum Master, Cloud Computing, Scrum Product Owner, Advanced Leadership
Bridgette is currently serving in dual senior leadership roles within Sensormatic Solutions, a $1B global business unit within Johnson Controls, Inc.
As Chief of Staff of Inventory Intelligence, she works in close collaboration with the General Manager and the Inventory Senior Leadership Team to lead global end to end operations for the $25M business unit.
In parallel, she also leads multiple global technology and strategic business transformation programs across the enterprise driving increased revenue and lean best practice processes for the Retail portfolio.
Her current transformation body of work includes a new culture-based Retail Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)initiative, a best in class SaaS Cloud go to market solution, a proprietary RFID "in a box" retail offering, New Product Introduction (NPI) end to end (cradle to end of life) process transformation on behalf of all verticals and workstreams supporting the Retail portfolio and a cross business unit Sales Transformation "Win Strategy."
Prior to establishing a successful footprint in "Corporate America," and consulting with many premiere fortune 50 companies, Bridgette pursued her life passion as both a broadcast and print journalist.
In addition to being a front-page news reporter for The Business Journal, she also worked in-front of and behind the camera as a Television Talk Show Host, News Commentator, Executive Producer, Writer and Director among other credits for ABC, NBC and several cable networks.
In total, she has earned more than one hundred global awards for her work in television and community involvement. Her most notable awards include six back to back Gracie Awards from the Allliance for Women in Media, a coveted Silver World Medal from the New York Television and Film Festival and a host of awards from international, national and state televsion/news organizations.
In addition to appearing as a guest on The Doctors, a syndicated daytime television talk show produced by Dr.Phil and being selected as a National Spokesperson for Taut, a luxury collagen boosting skincare line by RenewAlliance, Bridgette has also appeared in a number of infomercials, short films and television commercials, including a popular commercial with Nick Cannon of Wild 'n Out and Nickelodeon fame.
In her hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she served as Media Spokesperson for the City of Miwaukee Mayor's Office and has graced the cover of multiple publications including the inaugural edition of Who's Who in Black Milwaukee and Business Times Magazine.
Always setting new goals, her current passion projects include an upcoming TED TALK in 2019, a new television series focused on Mental Health Awareness and a 4-book deal.
When time permits, she can be found on business and community stages alike encouraging and motivationing diverse audiences.
Bridgette is the devoted mother of a son with special needs and mentors several professional women in the workplace.
Faith and family is number one in her life.
"With prayer, preparation and a positive attitude, all things are possible."- Bridgette Ridgeway