Jean Bridges joined EBALDC as Chief Financial Officer in 2015. Jean has more than twenty years experience in accounting and finance – and has worked in the financial management realm for non-profit as well as for-profit entities. Prior to coming to EBALDC, Jean worked with public housing and redevelopment authorities, in a senior management capacity – leading teams to bring agencies to GAAP compliance, overseeing audits, general ledger conversions and reporting – and all aspects of agency financial management and accounting. Jean worked with public housing authorities in California, New York, Virginia, Georgia, Texas, Minnesota, Michigan – and nearly every other U.S. state including Alaska and Hawaii – over a period of eleven years. For five years, Jean also served as Chief Financial Officer of a construction firm doing development and redevelopment work at some of the largest casino resorts in Las Vegas, as well as other commercial and government projects. Jean holds a Low Income Public Housing Manager designation from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). She has a BA and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.