Isabel McDevitt, has served as Executive Director since March of 2012. Bridge House provides a continuum of services for homeless adults to improve their circumstance. At Bridge House, Isabel founded the Resource Center, providing case management services to more than 350 unique clients each month as well as the Ready to Work program which provides jobs, housing and support services for 44 homeless adults. Ready to Work includes two social enterprises – landscaping and Community Table Kitchen. Isabel has over 18 years experience working in workforce development, community affairs, and social enterprise. For 10 years, Isabel was a part of the senior leadership team for business development, government relations, and community engagement strategies at the Doe Fund, a transitional employment and housing organization serving homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals in New York City. At the Doe fund, Isabel founded two ventures creating jobs in the fields of pest management and biodiesel conversion and ran several other social enterprises employing over 400 formerly homeless and jobless people. Since relocating to Boulder, Colorado in 2006, Isabel has served on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Wilderness Institute, is a partner with Social Ventures Partners of Boulder County, and co-chairs the Coordinating Committee of the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative, and is a member of Boulder County’s 10 Year Plan to Address Homelessness Board. Isabel graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Sociology.
Case Management Program Coordinator
Ready to Work Program Director
Community Table Kitchen Executive Chef