Emily originally interned with Bridges in 2018 as part of her Master of Social Work program, serving as a Housing Advocate. She returned in 2020 to coordinate Bridges’ social media content as a volunteer and later as a contractor. Emily officially joined the Bridges team in 2023 as the Donor Relations and Fundraising Manager. She holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland.

Before joining Bridges, Emily spent seven years working in the mental health field. She worked in specialty direct patient care and as a Policy Associate at the Mental Health Association of Maryland, supporting efforts to increase access to affordable behavioral heath care throughout the state. Emily is passionate about supporting local nonprofits in her community. In her current role, she coordinates Bridges’ fundraisers, appeals, marketing and communication initiatives, and community partnerships.