Bridgette Burch White, M.S.

Communications, Public Relations, Social Media



  • Senior Health Project Coordinator, University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Former City of Rochester Director of Communications
  • Former Rochester Area Community Foundation Director of Communications


Bridgette Burch White has extensive experience in communications, public relations, and government relations. A native of Rochester, New York, Bridgette has spent her career working primarily in the public sector, as well as the not-for-profit field.

For twelve years, she was the chief communications officer for the City of Rochester NY, and served for a period as Chief of Staff for the Mayor. She has served in similar media capacities for the Rochester Area Foundation, Excellus Blue Cross-Blue Shield, and the Urban League of Rochester.

A graduate of Fisk University with a B.A. in English/Dramatics & Speech, as well as a M.S. degree in Telecommunications from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications, Bridgette is a talented and creative writer who also has expertise in areas such as social media, marketing, development, and event planning. MORE