BRANDY A. BRIDGES 680 Serra Street, E362 Stanford, CA 94305 (650) 497-6306 [email protected] EDUCATION STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Stanford, CA M.B.A. Candidate, June 2003 Public Management Program Certificate Candidate Coursework: Corporate Finance, Real Estate Investment, and International Construction and Project Finance STANFORD UNIVERSITY Bachelor of Arts, International Relations (Economics), June 1995 Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Presidential Scholar, National Merit Scholar Stanford, CA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE Coursework: Economics, Spanish Santiago, Chile EXPERIENCE BAIN AND COMPANY, INC. Atlanta, GA and Madrid, Spain Consultant, 1997-2001 Promoted directly from Senior Associate Consultant (<5% of peers). Gained extensive experience in project management and evaluation of strategic options. Demonstrated ability to work in teams, generate client buy-in and communicate results. Financial Analysis: Analyzed loss-generating credit card portfolio to create plan for financial turnaround. Aggregated transaction data to calculate individual customer profitability. Performed statistical analysis to group customers by profitability, risk, and target marketing characteristics. Quantified future cash flow potential for each segment. Drafted RFP to sell underutilized segments for target price of $40M. Project Management: Piloted innovative cost management system for multi-national auto manufacturer. Managed efforts of twenty-person team tasked with quantifying the lifetime cost of a control arm, finding cost reduction opportunities, and communicating methodology to Program Office for codification to support future rollouts. Project involved extensive cross-entity coordination between client, Program Office, and tier 1/2/3 suppliers. Team identified $10M annual savings, finishing ahead of schedule. Business Development: Developed business concept to generate $100M incremental revenue for major US logistics provider. Provider now offering turnkey service bundle enabling rapid launch of e-commerce units. Personally responsible for identifying warehouse infrastructure requirements. Screened and selected payment-processing partner, testing partner selection procedures for newly formed strategic alliances business unit. Market Analysis / Strategic Acquisition: Evaluated strategic options for cruise line planning to enter Europe. Coordinated research teams in Spain, France and Italy. Research involved analysis of consumers, competitors and channels. Identified acquisition as most feasible option. Screened market to identify target and conducted preliminary due diligence. Community Relations: Led community outreach effort for Atlanta International School’s strategic planning process. Collected input related to endowment, property, curriculum and community from 1000+ constituents. Mediated interests to build consensus. Merged constituent input with benchmarking data to draft coherent strategic plan. Managed Board ratification process. A&F INTERNATIONAL Fayetteville, AR International Logistics Coordinator, 1995-1997 Managed Letters of Credit totaling $6M per annum. Negotiated contracts with freight forwarders and transport companies. Controlled plant and storage inventories. Coordinated with buyers and sellers to ensure on-time delivery. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Proficient/Fluent in Spanish. Active in Real Estate Club. Enjoy travel, triathlon, hiking and sailing.