About Bridge

Utilizing our broad network of professional marketers and collaborative communicators, Bridge Communications ensures you always have the talent you need for every project.

Bridget Saladino

“Your communications consultant should wear as many hats as you do.” ~Bridget Saladino

Bridget Saladino, President and CEO

More than 20 years of experience branding and building small businesses, non-profits, and working with Fortune 100 companies is at your service. Bridget’s expertise brings together the technical skill and modern ingenuity necessary to sell your organization at every level.  With experience ranging from marketing international corporations to building her own small businesses from the ground up, to helping non-profit organizations realize their dreams, to mediation, counseling, and lobbying, her diversity of experience means that the implementation of your vision has no limits.

Raised in Portland, but with extensive international experience, Bridget is uniquely capable of seeing the forest and the trees. Her local roots and global perspective ensure that your organization is competitive in its hometown market, and on a larger scale.

In her limited free time, Bridget enjoys concerts, indi films, and wine tasting with her close circle of friends, and hitting the beach or the mountain with her two daughters.

You can connect with Bridget at bridget@bridgeadvantage.com.

Suzanne King

“Regardless of the changes in technology, the market for well-crafted messages will always have an audience.” –Steve Burnett

Suzanne King, Account Executive

Suzanne is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and comes to Portland with two master’s degrees in Communications, focused on theory and practice, respectively.  With experience ranging from brand strategy to public affairs to organizational change and internal communications, Suzanne favors a comprehensive approach.  She views organizational communication from a broad perspective; whether communicating to customers, to interested stakeholders, or even to employees, every message needs to be an authentic representation of the organization’s values.  Suzanne maintains focus on the details, but always in the context of the bigger picture.  In her free time, she enjoys being outside, learning about new places and things, and continuing to explore Portland and the Pacific Northwest.

You can connect with Suzanne at suzanne@bridgeadvantage.com.

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mckenzie

“If you can, be first. If you can’t be first, create a new category in which you can be first.”
Al Ries & Jack Trout

McKenzie Ingram, Communications Associate

McKenzie is a Portland native with degrees in Advertising and German from the University of Oregon. With experience ranging from social media strategy and branding to copywriting and strategic communications, McKenzie is driven by creativity and innovation. Her experience with Northwest Health Foundation, MyEugene news  publication, and City Club of Portland’s Youth Summit Board of  Planning have helped foster her belief that everyone has an  interesting story—and it’s our job to tell it accurately and  creatively.

When she’s not at Bridge Communications, you might find McKenzie in  any given forest, pretending that camping in the Pacific Northwest is  a year-round kind of thing.

You can connect with McKenzie at mckenzie@bridgeadvantage.com.

Debbra Palmer, Writer, editor, video producer

Debbra Palmer

“We do not remember days; we remember moments.” ~Casare Pavese

Debbra is a communications professional offering expertise in “writing tight.”  As a frugal communicator in an over-messaged world where people must choose what to ignore, Debbra gets more from less by simplifying, personalizing and energizing communication.

You can connect with Debbra at debbra@bridgeadvantage.com.
LinkedIn Profile http://www.linkedin.com/in/debbrapalmer

Anna Spurrier, Communications Specialist

“Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.” ~Paul J. Meyer

Anna Spurrier, Communications Specialist

Anna is from Portland, Oregon and is a recent graduate from University of Portland with a Bachelors of Science in Organizational Communications. Anna has spent years studying and working in new medias, marketing strategies, and web design. She has gained insight and experience in various areas of communications work through her past internships with Alpha Broadcasting and Trimet.

At Bridge Communications, Anna engages in developing social media and marketing strategies, web design, and business development. In addition to her work at Bridge Communications, Anna currently works for a global leader in athletics. She is passionate about delivering the right message at the right time to the right audience. In her free time, Anna loves spending time with friends and family, and keeping up with food, fashion, and interior design blogs.

You can connect with Anna at anna@bridgeadvantage.com.

“Marketing is a way to engage the consumer and tell the product’s story in a dynamic manner.” –Travis Watson

Travis Watson, Marketing Associate

Originally from the snowy tundra of the Alaskan North, Travis moved to Portland 5 years ago. He graduated this spring with an MBA from Willamette University. His classes helped develop skills in Marketing Strategies, Integrated Communications, Data Mining and Market Research. Travis has spent the previous years working as a business consultant developing and implementing strategies that helped create brand awareness, find financial sourcing, and build long-term growth. He’s worked in not-for-profit, profit, and governmental sectors. Travis keeps busy doing anything outdoors. Whether it’s on the water or in the mountains, he’ll be out enjoying what nature has to offer.

You can connect with Travis at travis@bridgeadvantage.com.

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Mark McGinnis, Graphic Designermark

Mark hails from Seattle, but, after completing a Sociology degree from the University of Portland, he stayed in Portland for a career in graphic design. His experience is as diverse as the cross-section of companies he’s done work for; from advertising to CD covers to business cards, he finds a unique talent in infographics.

He is passionate about art, music and fashion and you can typically find him with a sharpie in hand and headphones in his ears.

You can connect with mark at info@bridgeadvantage.com.

Clare Eisenberg, Marketing Associate

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