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Speaker Series: TheBridge
October 13, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
Discussion with the founders of TheBridge
Allie Brandenburger and Jamie Corley, co-founders of TheBridge, will join SPSA for a talk about pitching tech, working with Silicon Valley and starting their company, which connects the Bay Area and DC.
Jamie Corley, co-founder and CEO
Jamie is the co-founder and CEO of TheBridge. Previously, she lead PR and communications at LaunchCode, a tech nonprofit founded by Square co-founder Jim McKelvey. She honed her political skills in DC where she spent six years serving as press secretary for Senator Bob Corker and communications director for Senator (then Rep.) Shelley Moore Capito. She lives in San Francisco, CA and paints in her art studio in the Mission when she’s not building TheBridge.
Allie Brandenburger, Co-Founder
Allie is the co-founder and CSO of TheBridge. She has worked with some of the most innovative tech companies including SpaceX, Uber and Google, and has extensive strategic communications experience. Allie was deputy communications director on Jeb Bush’s 2016 presidential campaign, worked on Romney’s 2012 presidential race and Meg Whitman’s run for CA Governor. Allie knows Capitol Hill, she was communications director for Congressman Jeff Denham (CA), and understands political advocacy, having worked at political committees and trade associations on e-commerce, cyber security, data privacy issues. Allie is in DC, but has lived all over. She is a California girl at heart and travels to SF anytime she can.