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The Safe & Sound Board of Directors has announced that Bridget M. Robinson, Safe & Sound’s Program Director, will serve as Interim Executive Director for the organization beginning November 27th.
Lafayette Crump, Safe & Sound’s board chair, noted the board’s enthusiasm around the announcement. “Bridget has been an incredible asset to the team, and we are grateful to her for assuming this important responsibility. The board is looking forward to working with her to ensure a smooth transition into Safe & Sound’s next chapter.” Joining the Safe & Sound team in June 2019, Bridget has been responsible for overall coordination and supervision of programming, managing program reporting, building relationships with key partners and stakeholders, and taking on leadership roles in strategic planning, program design and evaluation.
“I want to thank the board for this opportunity and their confidence in my leadership. As a proud Milwaukee native, I have been privileged to witness the impact of good people giving back to the community. Together, we are stronger, and it is in this spirit that I began my work with Safe & Sound. I am excited to continue serving alongside the exceptional staff in this capacity to fulfill our mission of creating safe and empowered neighborhoods.” – Bridget M. Robinson, Safe & Sound Interim Executive Director
Previously, Robinson served as the Director of Human Resources for St. Charles Youth and Family Services in Milwaukee and as the CEO; Founder of QB Solutions. Robinson is also the Executive Director of BlankSpace MKE, President of the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. Milwaukee Chapter, a Co-Founder of Milwaukee Black Restaurant Week, and a member of Milwaukee Urban League and Milwaukee’ Women’s Coalition. Robinson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Resource Management from Marquette University, a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Phoenix and a Juris Doctorate from Concord Law School.
Safe & Sound’s Board of Directors has assembled a search committee to find a permanent executive director, following the departure of outgoing executive director Katie Sanders. The search committee, chaired by John Kordsmeier (retired, Northwestern Mutual) includes Lafayette Crump (Prism Technical), Sodi Nichols (U.S. Bank), Alison Neuman (Johnson Controls), Barbara Smith (Community Volunteer), Rob Cherry (Employ Milwaukee), and Molly Schweiger (PNC Financial Services Group). The committee has also selected and hired Leading Transitions to spearhead the search and assist in finding the right candidate. For more information on the search process or for the executive director job description, please contact Mindy Lubar Price at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT SAFE & SOUND
Safe & Sound is a Milwaukee non-profit that works to bridge the gap between law enforcement and local residents to foster a sense of ownership that results in safer neighborhoods. In partnership with law enforcement, Safe & Sound neighborhood teams implement strategic neighborhood engagement and programming that brings neighbors together to create a sense of collective efficacy and improve public safety. Throughout the past 20 years, Safe & Sound has been a nationally recognized, effective model that is successful in improving public safety in targeted Milwaukee neighborhoods. Please visit www.safesound.org for more information.