Prior to joining the Mayor’s Fund, Brettany worked in philanthropic strategy consulting, and non-profit technical assistance and grant-making capacities in New York, Ohio, and her home state of California. Brettany’s an avid researcher of how innovation and entrepreneurship can be scaled at the nexus of the private, public, and non-profit sectors. During her graduate studies, Brettany engaged in a 10-day market research trip to Rwanda, while spearheading a go-to-market strategy and positioning for a community-owned agribusiness. Prior, as a Fulbright Scholar in Colombia, she conducted research across urban cities and rural towns to measure the correlation between happiness and monthly incomes of respective citizenry.
A proud polyglot, Brettany is Bilingual in Spanish, proficient in French, and conversational in Mandarin. She holds an MPA from Cornell University and a BA in Economics from FIU.