Bridget Altenburg joined National Able Network in September 2013 as Chief Operating Officer and was appointed President & CEO in April 2018. Her career includes experience in the non-profit and for-profit sectors as well as military service in the U.S. Army. Bridget came to National Able Network from Chicago Cares, where she served as the Executive Director for almost three years. Prior to her work with Chicago Cares, she directed the development, marketing, and communications for the Academy for Urban School Leadership. She also served as an Army Engineer officer for five years, deploying three times. Bridget earned a BS in Russian and French from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York. She was appointed by President Obama to serve on the Board of Visitors at West Point.