Bridget McGuiggan

Contact: 

Director, Communications & Knowledge Insights
bmcguiggan@michiganfoundations.org
616.850.2126

Here’s what I can help you with:

Tools and strategies related to communications, public relations, research, analysis and engagement.

Get to know Bridget:

What do you actually do all day long?
I manage all aspects of internal and external communications, and I provide leadership in our organizational evaluation plan and research.

What is the best part of your job?
Partnering with my outstanding CMF colleagues in supporting our members and helping to tell the stories of truly inspiring philanthropic work that is happening every day in Michigan.

Favorite flavor of ice cream?
Chocolate with Peanut Butter

What music are you streaming?
Always a variety, including blues, classic rock and folk rock, singer/songwriter, opera and classical, and jazz. 

Why do you love where you live?
Though always in the midwest, I am a very new resident of Michigan. In just my short time here, I already love the friendly people, fantastic outdoor opportunities available throughout the year, and great food scene.

If you could choose a super power, what would it be?
The abilities described in the movie "Limitless" - Being able to absorb and understand information at a rapid rate, retain that information, and then access it readily. (Though I wouldn't want the side effects!)

Favorite book from childhood?
Anything by Dr. Seuss or Judy Blume, The Little House on the Prairie series, The Babysitter's Club series, the Little Golden Book series, the Sweet Pickles series, The Berenstain Bears series, Anne of Green Gables, Corduroy, and Where the Wild Things Are.     

Favorite book?
I'm always finding great fiction reads - recommendations welcome!

Dream vacation?
A tour of European countries with my entire family.

Hobbies/ & Leisure Interests?
Travel, seeing live music, adrenaline pumping adventures, fishing, karaoke, camping, reading, writing, photography - and I really love home organization and design!