Chief Executive Officer, Media Management, Inc.
As founder and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Bridge is responsible for the overall vision and direction of the company, oversight and continued development/enhancement of the Company’s patent-pending Circle Audit® software suite, media audit standards, client relationship management, expansion of the organization’s service offering, and business development.
Prior to founding Media Management Inc. in 1995, Thomas, along with two others, was a principal founder of Dewees, Bridge & Mottert (dba Powerhouse Media). He was responsible for the start up development for the stand-alone media buying service, which implemented the use of non-traditional media buying strategies as a tool to minimize head-count/maximize overall profit margin.
Thomas earlier served as Director of National Broadcast with TBWA North America Advertising. There, he was responsible for supervising the activities and P&L performance of a regional media buying group with six US offices as well as new business development for media only assignments.
He is a member of several professional affiliations, including the Institute of Internal Auditors, National Association of TV Producers & Executives, and sits on the Board of Trustees with the Missouri Military Academy. Thomas has also spoken at a number of summits and conferences, including John Cook School of Business, Center for Entrepreneurship, St. Louis University; Kansas City, MO, Institute for Supply Management; Wharton School of Business Restructuring & Distressed Investing Conference.
Thomas has worked with a number of high profile corporations, including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Walmart, Toyota, Turner Networks, Paramount Pictures, Papa John’s Pizza, Taco Bell, Amgen, and Sanofi, among many others.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with an emphasis on Research Psychology, from Auburn University.
He is married to Elizabeth, has five children, one poodle, and one mixed rescue dog. In his spare time, he is also a jazz enthusiast.