Serving as Director of Market Research and Operations , Bridget Quinlan has a broad background in public relations and marketing. Bridget’s expertise is used to work with Growthink clients across various sectors to develop and implement marketing and customer acquisition strategies.
During her tenure at Growthink, Bridget has had direct oversight of hundreds of primary and secondary market engagements spanning every major industry, including IT, healthcare, fashion, automotive, financial services, real estate, consumer products and media/entertainment. She has worked with hundreds of organizations including startups, middle market companies, Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions and non-profits.
Bridget began her career working in public relations and marketing at the renowned Peninsula Chicago Hotel, where she developed an aggressive and on-going media relations campaign that generated strong local, regional and national awareness of the hotel, spa and restaurants as well as directed the marketing campaigns for the property.
She then went on to open the Elysian hotel, where she was responsible for introducing the property as the premier luxury hotel in Chicago and build awareness of the newly launched Elysian brand. In addition, she developed and implemented a comprehensive public relations and marketing plan, establishing national branding and generating positive media coverage for the hotel.
In her tenure as a public relations and marketing professional, Bridget has honed her promotional skills and established a strong rapport with local and national media constituents. With a depth of knowledge in this area, she is an exceptional creative and strategic thinker with a brand-focused mentality.
Bridget graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with a Communication degree.