COLLEGE PARK, MD, July 2, 2020 - City Manager Scott Somers announced today that Bridgette L. Johnson has been selected as the next Economic Development Manager for the City of College Park. This position has been upgraded from Coordinator to Manager for Fiscal Year 2021. Somers stated that “the City is excited about the expanded role the new Economic Development Manager will have. We welcome Bridgette to the team.”
With a total of 17 years in economic development for local governments, Johnson will bring an extensive knowledge to this position.
Johnson is currently the President & CEO of Bridgeline Solutions, LLC where she serves as an Economic Development Consultant to the City of Havre de Grace, Maryland. She previously served as Senior Economic Development Associate for Harford County’s Office of Economic Development and as the Manager of Economic Development for the City of Havre de Grace, Maryland. Johnson also served in the United States Army as an Equipment Records and Parts Specialist. Johnson received her Masters of Community Planning from the University of Maryland and her Bachelor of Arts in Government & International Relations from the University of South Carolina.
Johnson is expected to start on August 10, 2020