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  • PO Box 417, Mount Pleasant, SC 29465
  • (843) 216-7323
  • info@bridgessc.org
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Staff

Executive Director
Jonathan Wright

Program Manager
Nicole Garcia, M.Ed.

Program Coordinator
Sarah Eadon

Jonathan is a seasoned and sensitive change leader with nearly 20 years of experience helping organizations build mission-critical capacity as well as empowering individuals to navigate challenging transitions. He holds an M.B.A. in Strategic Management from the University of British Columbia as well as a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Vanderbilt University. He has served as a management consultant, hospital chaplain, and in numerous non-profit leadership positions. In 2015, he left Music City (Nashville) to move to the Holy City (Charleston) where he now serves as executive director for Bridges.He is an avid Tar Heel fan and enjoys traveling, camping, triathlons, and coaching his two young sons in various sports. Nicole is a native of California and has lived in the southern region of the United States for over a decade. She completed a Bachelor of Arts program at Pepperdine University in International Studies – Political Studies. Subsequently, she obtained a Master in Education at Vanderbilt University in Community Development and Action with an emphasis in Public Policy. Nicole has years of experience in the non-profit sector working as a case manager at a youth serving organization, fundraiser for a university, and database administrator for a lowcountry nonprofit.
Nicole also has a cat named Molly, thoroughly enjoys baking for her co-workers, and is an avid sports fan (Go Dodgers, Commodores, Grizzlies, Panthers, Predators, and Waves!).
Sarah relocated to the Lowcountry to assist Bridges for End-of-Life as an AmeriCorps VISTA in 2017. She is originally from Cleveland, Ohio where she completed a Master of Science in Social Administration at Case Western Reserve University. During her graduate education, Sarah served as the Director of Social Work for the CWRU Student-Run Free Medical Clinic. Prior to earning her graduate degree, she obtained Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The Ohio State University and spent a year living in the Netherlands working as an au pair for a family of five. When she isn’t creating a new grief curriculum or supporting our incredible volunteers, she enjoys kickboxing, running, and exploring the city. If she could, she would travel to a new country every month and work at the beach every day.