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Meet Bridget Wall-Lennon

Bridget Wall-Lennon

Bridget Wall-Lennon

Principal Consultant

  • Supplier Diversity / Diverse Business Inclusion Programs
  • Minority, Women & Small Business Outreach and Certification Services
  • DBE & Title VI Supportive Services
  • Disparity Study & Disparity Study Needs Assessment
  • Business Development & Economic Development Programs
  • Community Involvement & Engagement
  • Public Policy, Corporate & Governmental Relations

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Bridget Wall-Lennon provides consulting services to public and private sector organizations. For 14 years, she served the state as a division director with the North Carolina Department of Administration and as Assistant to the Secretary of Administration. Her responsibilities included setting up the Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB), which was created by Executive Order. The HUB Office promotes the utilization of HUB firms in state government contracting and purchasing. Wall-Lennon was instrumental in leading the effort to obtain legislation for Statewide Uniform Certification, which took effect in 2009.

A third-generation entrepreneur, Wall-Lennon brings a passionate understanding of challenges that many minority, women and small businesses face. She has been involved with minority business development for over 20 years, and her professional career includes serving as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education’s first Minority and Women Business Program Administrator from 1993 to 1999.  Prior to that position, she worked with the Charlotte Minority Business Development Center as its Construction Coordinator and Business Analyst.

In 2001, Wall-Lennon was honored as the National Minority Business Advocate of the Year, by the U.S. Department of Commerce/Minority Business Development Agency during the 19th Annual Minority Enterprise  Development  (MED)  Week  Conference  in  Washington,  D.C.    She  also  received  the  Atlanta Regional   Minority   Business   Advocate   of   the   Year   Award   as   well   as   the   local   award   from   the Raleigh/Durham Minority Business Development Center.

Wall-Lennon has served as vice-president and Legislative chairperson of the N.C. MWBE Coordinators’ Network.   Other professional organizational affiliations include past secretary of the Carolinas Minority Suppliers Development Council Board of Directors and chairwoman of the Piedmont Regional Advisory Board of CMSDC. She was a member of the Office of State Personnel’s Diversity Advocacy Council and was a member of their Class II – Leadership Institute for Female Employees (L.I.F.E.).

In April, 2010, Wall-Lennon helped found the National Association of State Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) Directors.   She was  elected to  the inaugural board of directors, and served as the Vice Chair of the Board.

In fall 2017, Wall-Lennon was elected to the Board of Commissioners for the Town of Wake Forest.

She is a native Charlottean and received a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina A & T State University.  She is a Lifetime Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and is a past president of the Knightdale-Wake Forest Alumnae Chapter. Wall-Lennon is also a former Junior Girl Scout Troop Leader.