BRIDGE Housing Promotes Susan Johnson to Chief Operating Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 5, 2017—Susan Johnson has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer by BRIDGE Housing, a nationally recognized nonprofit developer, owner and manager of affordable housing.

In this newly created role, Ms. Johnson will work to connect strategy, operations and procedures across the organization. As Executive Vice President and COO, she will maintain a focus on current goals and objectives, as a complement to the CEO’s focus on longer-term strategic issues. She will continue to have operational oversight of Asset Management (Compliance and Portfolio), Property Management and Community Development & Programs.

Ms. Johnson joined BRIDGE in 1983, when both the organization and the field of affordable housing were in their formative stages. Over the years, she has served BRIDGE in multiple capacities with increasing responsibility, including Corporate Secretary, VP of Administration and, most recently, as Executive Vice President, with functional roles as diverse as human resources, fundraising, accounting, compliance, leasing and insurance risk management.

“Susan’s thoughtful, solution-oriented approach has resulted in systems that have strengthened BRIDGE and the industry alike,” said Cynthia A. Parker, BRIDGE President and CEO. “She is a nurturing leader and mentor who has an innate drive to understand complex problems, improve processes and share best practices.”

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