Kelly Campbell takes a portfolio-wide view of Blue Meridian’s investments, working closely with the team to grow and expand its investee work, from sourcing investment opportunities for achieving national impact on pressing social problems to delivering high-quality counsel and support to investees as they craft and execute scaling plans. Additionally, Kelly initiates innovation efforts which will expand Blue Meridian’s work as it evolves and leads due diligence processes.
She was a founding member of the Bridgespan Group and led the firm’s Children, Youth, and Families practice area, working with foundations and direct-service organizations in a variety of sectors, including youth development, global development, education reform, and the environment.
Before joining Bridgespan, Kelly was a manager at Bain & Company, working on private-sector strategy and government privatization; and Price Waterhouse in Washington, DC, advising public and private organizations on business strategy and process redesign. She is on the Advisory Board of the Greenlight Fund and serves as a board member for Mary’s Meals.
Kelly earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.