2021 She Shines Honoree

Bridget Gannon

Vice President of Social Impact
National Basketball Retired Players Association

2021 She Shines Honoree

Bridget Gannon

Vice President of Social Impact
National Basketball Retired Players Association

About Bridget Gannon

Bridget Gannon is a professional sports executive, with 15 years of industry experience, currently serving as Vice President of Social Impact for the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) – headquartered in Chicago, IL. She is responsible for the Legends Care initiative, positively impacting children, teens, and families in areas where NBA and WNBA Legends live or are from through Legends Care programs and community partnerships and events. She also aligns the personal missions and values of NBA and WNBA Legends with external campaigns focused on social justice, equal rights, voter registration, the environment and more. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Catholic University of America, and lived in Washington, DC for 13 years working for the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, Legg Mason Tennis Classic, and Washington Nationals before relocating to Chicago in 2018. Ever the lifelong learner, she has continued her personal and professional development receiving certificates from Yale University, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, the University of South Florida Muma College of Business, and [PRO] Sports Assembly x RISE. 

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