Client Engagement Director

Bridget D. Curran joined Sterling Foundation Management in 2021 as the Director of Client Engagement. Bridget works directly with clients to understand their charitable goals, plan and align those goals with the right charitable vehicles and professional services and position clients to successfully achieve their philanthropic visions.

Bridget has over nine years of progressive experience within sales, client management, business development and member and donor relations. Bridget joins Sterling from The National Journal Group where she was the Director of Business Development managing a team responsible for identifying prospective members, scheduling onsite and virtual meetings and completing the sales cycle. Before that, Bridget was a Corporate Relations Manager at The US Chamber of Commerce responsible for the development and implementation of strategic fundraising plans for multiple senior executives in achieving organizational revenue goals.

Bridget started her career with multiple start-up companies, including LivingSocial and Homesnap, in both sales and marketing positions where she gained experience cultivating relationships with new prospects, creating new business partnerships, increasing sales volume, improving products for consumer use, developing advertising and branding opportunities and ultimately, increasing revenues.

As a lifelong DC-area native, Bridget graduated from Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School. Following high school, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Strategic Communication from High Point University. Bridget is still active in both of those alumni communities and sits on various boards and panels within them.