Ms. Bridget Dewees

Bridget P. Dewees, MBA, BS

Bridget Dewees is an award winning Quality Practitioner with more than 20 years of professional experience in Business, Finance, Organizational Development and Higher Education Administration.  She is currently the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and an adjunct instructor at Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC. She is responsible for managing a comprehensive university-wide assessment program to include accreditation and institutional research.  Prior to joining Claflin, she was the Director of Quality and a Business Instructor at Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC where she was responsible for developing and implementing college-wide quality improvement initiatives. She also teaches Business and Quality courses to undergraduate students.

Ms. Dewees is a SC Champion for Excellence award recipient; Presented by the SC Quality Forum to a South Carolina resident who is widely recognized within their organization as being able to ignite desires in others for the unending quest for quality. In 2013 she accepted the role as chair of the SC Quality Forum Steering Committee and continues to serve on the Board of Judges for the SC Governors Quality Award. She also served four terms on the National Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award Board of Examiners responsible for review and evaluation of organizations across all sectors of business.

Ms. Dewees is a candidate for a PhD in Management, Leadership and Organizational Change at Walden University. She has a Masters degree in Business Administration from Webster University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of South Carolina.

She is married to her best friend James and they have one son. They live in Summerville, SC.