Jean Moore serves as Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Bridges Institute and is responsible for creating and cultivating relationships with the international private sector, civil society, policy-makers, government officials and other parties designated by the company. In this role, she ensures that Bridges’ strategic partners are fully engaged and recognize Bridges as a valuable partner that can contribute to delivering outstanding results. Jean provides leadership and direction for new partners to develop a partnership strategy designed to maximize mutually beneficial, relationships.
Jean is a Managing Partner for GTM Consulting Services, LLC in Largo, MD, where she provides support for strategic planning efforts to determine where GTM Consulting Services, LLC is going over the next five years, how it is going to get there and how it will know if it got there or not. Her expertise lies in conducting goals-based planning with focus on organizational vision, values and mission to develop and implement civic engagement campaign strategies.
Over the years Jean has worked with a number of non-profit organizations where she implemented substantive program content development, and organizational and administrative processes necessary for setting and implementing strategic direction.
Formerly, Jean served as Manager for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Military and Veterans Policy department - coordinating and implementing NAMI's policy, advocacy and technical assistance efforts in the area of military and veterans' mental health.
Jean has twenty years of experience conducting public policy research and building capacity for non-profit organizations engaged in social welfare activities, and grassroots advocacy efforts. Prior to joining NAMI, Jean served as Senior Associate, Service Delivery for the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces where she supported the provision of services to military members, their families and veterans – worldwide. Jean is a Persian Gulf War Veteran, and deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. She received an Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Air Force after serving eight years as a Mental Health Clinic Manager and Technician providing psychological services to military members and their families.
Jean is a task-oriented, strategic and organizational planner who gets things done. She is a valuable team member with noteworthy integrity and leadership skills. She is committed to continuous improvement of programs, systems, and institutions; and is an effective writer. Her passion for children, the arts and the mentally ill guides her advocacy efforts. Jean holds a Masters in Management Science from Lesley College, in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law, in Washington, DC.