Bridget Waldron serves as Executive Vice President for Birch Family Services. In her role, Bridget provides leadership to the Community Services, Family Support and Quality Assurance divisions as well as the New Frontier Socialization and Employment readiness program offered to young adults on the autism spectrum.
Bridget is a Licensed Master Social Worker, with more than 35 years’ experience as a health care professional in the field of Developmental Disabilities. She has a strong background in quality improvement, program operations, leadership development and compliance.
Throughout her professional career, Bridget has provided leadership and guidance on quality improvement efforts across various Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) funded services including community and day habilitation, pre-vocational, employment, residential and respite services as well as Service Coordination. She has developed, implemented and monitored systems, policies and procedures and incident management processes.
In addition to her professional work, Bridget serves as the Chair of the New York Alliance Quality Committee, is a long tenured member of OPWDD’s Statewide Committee on Incident Review and is an active member of the Inter Agency Council’s Quality Committee. Bridget received her Master of Social Work degree from The City University of New York Hunter College School of Social Work. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The City University of New York Hunter College.
“I believe in the power of possibility and the possibilities at Birch Family Services are endless.”