who We are
Our leadership team brings a wealth of experience from top-tier consulting firms worldwide, complemented by their entrepreneurial backgrounds. We’re seamlessly melding the strengths of these two realms to craft an extraordinary and uniquely blended career journey for our exceptional talent.
As CEO of The Bridge, Eric is passionate about building a high-performing, people-first culture as The Bridge ventures into our next wave of growth.
Eric’s 25+year career has been focused on building businesses and helping companies envision and achieve their strategies by leveraging technology to achieve their greatest aspirations. Prior to being named CEO of The Bridge, Eric held global technology & advisory leadership roles at Avanade/Accenture, Protiviti and Slalom helping drive new initiatives for them on a global scale.
Outside of work, Eric enjoys traveling, playing golf, being with his friends and family and cheering on The University of Oklahoma!
He is a member of the Cotton Bowl Board of Directors and is passionate about engraining The Bridge into the fabric of the Dallas community.
Chief Growth Officer
As a Partner and Chief Growth Officer at The Bridge, Daniel has been instrumental in guiding companies to create cutting-edge digital products, craft unique user experiences, and unleash the potential of data analytics and AI. With more than 15 years of dedicated experience, his career has been deeply rooted in consulting, technology solutions, business development, and marketing. Daniel has worn various hats in roles ranging from sales leadership and account management to strategic planning, excelling in creating high-performing sales and consulting teams.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Daniel finds fulfillment in spending quality time with his family, training rigorously for marathons and channeling his creative side as a musician in his band, Goodwin.
Daniel’s expertise spans diverse industries, including Healthcare, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Real Estate, Software, and Airlines. His ability to bring innovation and transformative strategies to these sectors is a testament to his passion and proficiency in driving business growth.
Chief People Officer
In her role as Chief People Officer, Lindsay is a dedicated architect of high-performing teams that drive transformative change for our clients and their customers. With a rich tapestry of 15 years of talent expertise, her skill set spans a wide spectrum, encompassing Talent Acquisition, Talent Strategy, Talent Management, Performance Management, Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (ID&E) Leadership, People Management, and holistic end-to-end employee experiences.
What sets Lindsay apart is her unique ability to infuse a personal touch into every facet of her work. Beyond her internal accomplishments, she has also ventured into external consulting, where she crafted and executed talent strategies for larger organizations, further expanding her impact.
Lindsay’s comprehensive training portfolio includes specialties such as Inclusive Recruiting, Internet Recruiting, DISC certification, and Stagen leadership training. These certifications underscore her commitment to nurturing inclusive, high-impact talent strategies that drive success for both individuals and organizations.
Chief Consulting Officer
Robby Riggs is a highly accomplished transformation leader with more than 15 years of management consulting experience. He has worked with Hitachi Consulting, played a pivotal role in opening Slalom Consulting’s Boston office, and co- founded Sana Sano Consulting, Capital, Growth & Innovation Partners, and Counter Mentors.
His focus has always been on partnering with clients to drive organizational transformation with a strong emphasis on people-centric results. His expertise spans industries such as Supply Chain, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Manufacturing and Distribution, and Healthcare.
Robby is the co-author of the gold medal-winning book, “Counter Mentor Leadership,” and an adjunct professor at Johnson & Wales and Syracuse University.
His specialties include Change Management, Organizational Strategy, Employee Engagement, Project Management, and more. He has experience in various industries, including Utilities & Energy, Healthcare, Retail, Aerospace & Defense, Consumer Products, Financial Services, Manufacturing & Distribution, and Private Equity.
Chief Strategy Officer
Ken is a distinguished entrepreneur with a remarkable track record of founding, building, and successfully transforming companies across diverse industries, including management consulting, real estate, finance, and investment.
In addition to his entrepreneurial prowess, Ken serves as an astute advisor and investor in venture capital and private equity. He specializes in guiding early-stage, growth-oriented companies, and helping them unlock strategic value, optimize processes, enhance operational efficiency, and achieve scalable growth through meticulous execution.
Ken’s executive acumen is highlighted by a history of delivering tangible results. His expertise spans a wide spectrum, encompassing execution, process improvement, transformation, business development, operational efficiency, lean thinking, growth strategies, technology, and entrepreneurship.
With an engineering background, Ken possesses a natural inclination for systems thinking and problem- solving. He thrives on tackling complex challenges, optimizing processes and systems, and uncovering unique insights that unlock substantial value. His passion lies in nurturing the potential of individuals, companies, and innovative ideas.
VP | Experiences
Alyssa brings more than a decade of experience helping clients overcome their most formidable challenges through her expertise in sophisticated experience design, brand development, go-to-market strategy, and growth planning.
Her extensive professional journey has taken her through the realms of creative agencies, tech startups, and management consulting, providing her with a diverse skill set. Alyssa’s passion lies in seamlessly integrating UX strategy, UX research, and experience design methodology to gain profound insights into critical business challenges. She excels in crafting meaningful playbooks that drive improvement and innovation.
Alyssa’s industry expertise spans fintech, healthcare, esports, automotive, financial services, and entertainment, showcasing her versatility and adaptability in delivering effective solutions. Her commitment to harmonizing user experience with strategic business goals makes her an exciting leader in the world of experience design and strategy.
VP | Cloud & Product
For the last 18 years, Xavier has guided organizations through successful technology transformations based on strategic and innovative approaches. Xavier’s goal is to help these organizations realize the profound impact that their processes and systems can have on their customers and surrounding communities.
Xavier has experience with all facets of the software development life cycle, the management of distributed technical and functional teams, selling and implementing packaged software to enterprise customers, and managing product development from roadmap to release. Xavier is also a subject matter expert on technologies and best practices associated with The Internet of Things (IoT), Digital Twins, Data-as-a-Service, development standards, and DevOps. Additionally, Xavier has extensive background working with and developing strategy for retail and hospitality clients.
VP | Acceleration
For over two decades, Amanda has helped her teams thoughtfully connect vision and strategy to practical progress. She understands that change is personal and has spent her career helping organizations achieve results through people-centered initiatives.
Amanda has led both large programs and small-but-mighty projects spanning organizational alignment, technology adoption, and employee development. She recently earned a Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP) credential to supplement her on-the-job experience.
With industry clients spanning utilities, financial services, manufacturing, consumer goods, aerospace & defense, telecommunications, retail, oil field services, and quick service restaurants, Amanda can refine and customize an approach to meet a variety of needs. Every partnership is a chance to use dependable methods and measures to create something wholly unique and fit-for-purpose.
VP | Product, Engineering
Matt has been in industry for the last 25+ years and now brings his talent and energy to the leadership team of The Bridge. Matt is a servant leader who believes in empowering teams by using the Agile process to build innovative solutions to the most complex problems. Over the course of several years, Matt has become well versed in all three major cloud providers (AWS, Google, and Azure) and more importantly has a proven track record of building teams that can work “Any project, Any Language Any Time”.
Matt is a strong believer in DORA metrics and using tools in the development stack to measure the efficiency of engineering teams overall. He can work down to the code level and isn’t afraid to dig in and get his hands dirty if needed. Though his background is mainly build on the foundations of Java, he has successfully run large .NET core teams as well. In addition, Matt has run product at several stops and it able to leverage that experience when needed. He is also a certified JIRA ninjas and has written many tools to help articulate roadmaps to the executive level.
With more than a decade of steadfast commitment to the DFW technology community, David joins us as the Director of Business Development. His unwavering dedication to client success seamlessly aligns with his fervor for fostering connections, cultivating new relationships, and championing the expansion of the technology community.
Beyond the professional sphere, David finds enjoyment in golfing and fishing. Furthermore, his involvement in supporting meaningful charitable initiatives reflects his compassionate spirit.
With an impressive track record spanning more than 25 years, Damon excels in collaborating with executives and multi-level teams, crafting solutions for their most intricate technology and business challenges.
Damon takes immense pride in fostering enduring professional relationships within his network. This commitment has led him to provide invaluable support to leaders at various junctures in their careers, a testament to the trust and respect he garners.
His industry expertise spans diverse sectors, including Business Services, Travel and hospitality, Healthcare, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Quick- Service and Fast Casual Restaurants, Financial Services, and Manufacturing and Distribution. Damon’s profound knowledge and unwavering dedication make him a valued partner in driving success across these domains.
VP | Client Leader
Andy brings more than two decades of invaluable experience in management consulting and business transformation across a diverse range of industries and business functions. His expertise encompasses business architecture, operations strategy, and change management, making him a driving force behind successful transformations.
Andy has held significant positions throughout his career, including Transformation Lead at Mercer, Client Manager, Practice Lead at Carlisle & Gallagher, and Solution Principle at Slalom.
His extensive industry experience encompasses Distribution, Financial Services, Manufacturing, and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG). Andy’s relentless pursuit of excellence and his ability to drive transformative change make him a sought-after leader in the field of business transformation and consulting.
Director | Experiences
Ben brings a unique approach to client business challenges by combining more than a decade of experience in creative advertising, digital marketing strategy, and management consulting.
Working with local and global household names in the entertainment, hospitality, and retail/CPG industries, Ben’s superpower is thinking through audience motivations and interactions. He loves turning the status quo on its head to understand where friction can be eliminated, and simplicity can be embraced.
Outside of work, Ben enjoys playing golf, fly fishing, and finding excuses to spend time outside. He’s a graduate and diehard fan of The University of Oklahoma, and supporter of most local Dallas sports franchises.
Creative Director | Experiences
He formerly held the position of CEO and continues to serve as the Co-Founder of Aftershock. Prior to this, he held the CEO role at the now-acquired company Shellshock. With over 12 years of experience in the digital domain, he’s been dedicated to delivering top-notch UX/UI solutions for well-known brands. His passion lies in collaborating with others and empowering those who share his enthusiasm to create products that bring joy to both businesses and their customers.
VP, Client Leadership
Todd is a growth and transformation leader with over 25 years of experience in crafting practical solutions, cultivating trusted client partnerships and leading cross-functional teams. He brings experience as a successful entrepreneur, thought leader, consultant, business executive and corporate officer to ensure pragmatic approaches yield exceptional outcomes.
Todd has partnered with clients large and small across a range of strategy and technology engagements. His industry experience spans financial services, healthcare, life sciences, retail and Consumer Packaged Goods and his domain expertise includes strategic planning, data and analytics, cybersecurity, business transformation and product management.
When not engaged with his clients and delivery teams, spends as much time as possible outdoors. He enjoys working in his yard, jeeping with his dog, watching his favorite sports teams and vacationing with his wife.
VP | Operations
He focuses on helping our clients solve their business challenges through the right application of people, process and technology. Mike is also responsible for working with the Bridgeworks Technology Solutions team to advance strategic cloud solutions for Data and Analytics.
Mike has a background in managing and implementing technical solutions for over 20 years, including projects in multiple industries such as Healthcare, Oil and Gas, Aerospace and Defense, Finance and Telecommunications. In addition to his technical background, Mike’s background includes focus on business process definition, analysis, design and strategic roadmap solutions. Prior to co-founding Bridgeworks Consulting Group, Mike was the Executive VP of Customer Success with an up and coming Human Capital Management (HCM) software company, SyncHR. Prior to SyncHR, Mike was a leader in the Denver office for Credera, a consulting services company where he helped to grow the Denver and West Coast markets.
Mike lives just north of Denver, Colorado and has a passion for anything outdoors. He enjoys getting into the mountains to hike, camp, ski and explore with his wife and three children whenever he has an opportunity.
VP | Sales
Mike is a natural leader and problem solver which is echoed by people he works with. You are just as likely to find him working through business problems with customer’s executive team as you are to find him solutioning with a development team. Mike’s reputation for integrity, directness, conflict resolution and servant leadership are several of the key traits that enable him to galvanize his client and teams to achieve measurable outcomes while enjoying the work they do together.
Mike brings over three decades of experience and innovation across sales, operations, finance, and delivery of technical solutions and professional business services. Mike has a “customer for life” attitude and focuses on solving real-world business problems for BridgeWorks, our clients, and our people. Mike is an expert at connecting people, processes, and tools to effectively solve real-world business problems earning him trusted advisor status and sustaining long-term relationships.
Prior to joining BridgeWorks as a partner, Mike functioned in roles such as General Manager, Sales Director, Director of Operation and Director of Microsoft Consulting Services with a number of $550M+ national consultancies such as Long View Systems, Perficient and Slalom Consulting.
Mike lives North of Denver in Todd Creek Farms and when not spending time with his wife and 3 daughters you can find him camping and fly-fishing in his classic Bronco. Mike has a 2-acre Koi and aquaponics farm and leverages his technical background and art degree to design, build, test, and automate water features.