CEO of B. Austin Consulting, LLC
Bridgette Austin is a retired U.S. Navy veteran and the CEO of B. Austin Consulting, LLC (BAC), a training & development company specializing in professional services for veterans and service members transitioning to civilian life. A recipient of the Combat Action Ribbon for serving multiple tours of duty in various conflict zones, she serves as a business coach and mentor to veterans, transitioning service members and members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Austin has served on the advisory boards of the Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise for the California Department of Veteran Affairs, the San Diego Veterans Coalition, the US for Warriors Foundation and the Veteran Chamber of Commerce. Currently on the executive board of the San Diego Equality Business Association, she earned her master of business for veterans from the USC Marshall School of Business.