Isabel McDevitt

Isabel McDevitt is the CEO of Bridge House and since joining Bridge House in March of 2012, Isabel founded the Ready to Work program which breaks expensive cycles of homelessness, joblessness and incarceration through employment and housing. Isabel founded and manages two social enterprises including Community Table Kitchen and the Ready to Work outdoor crew. Isabel also oversees Bridge House’s basic needs programming called Path to Home which provides shelter and case management to over 100 unique homeless individuals each month. Isabel has over 18 years of 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 Homeless Solutions Board. In 2017, she was accepted as a Livingston Fellow with the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation. Isabel graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Sociology.

Matthew Haies

Matt is the COO of Bridge House joining the team following a dozen years in senior roles at industry-leading advertising technology companies, including Xaxis and mPlatform (both part of the WPP group of companies), AppNexus, and Google. During that time, he built and led multiple legal departments; spearheaded worldwide cross-functional initiatives; developed strategies to scale businesses during periods of rapid growth; and played a substantial role in two of the most important transactions in the history of the space. In 2017, he was one of one hundred attorneys recognized as a “top general counsel” in the country. Before moving in-house, Matt was a corporate attorney at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel in New York, where he specialized in mergers & acquisitions, securities, and corporate governance. He graduated from Duke University, cum laude, and from the New York University School of Law.

Ready to Work Program Director

Widd Medford

Community Table Kitchen Executive Chef

John Trejo

Director of Development 

Emily Messina

Path to Home Director

Melissa Green

Director of Outdoor Operations

Chad Carbone

Volunteer Coordinator

Scott Medina

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To contact our Development Director email Emily Messina at