Margaret Berger Bradley is the Director of Investment Partnerships at Ben Franklin Technology Partners in Southeastern Pennsylvania. She leads the development and implementation of strategies and projects focused on creating partnerships that expand Ben Franklin's access to capital and further the overall mission, with a particular focus on emerging impact investment strategies.
Margaret previously served as the Executive Director of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small
Businesses – Greater Philadelphia. Nationally, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small
Businesses is a $500 million investment to help small businesses in the United States
create jobs and economic growth by providing entrepreneurs with a practical business
education, access to capital and business support services. At the Community College of
Philadelphia, 222 graduates, a wide variety of business owners from across the region,
have completed the intensive entrepreneurial educational program to-date.
Ms. Bradley has spent more than 25 years focusing on community and economic
development, building organizational capacity and managing philanthropic
investments. She has had a particular focus on communications, strategic planning
and implementation and organizational systems and growth.
Prior to the Community College of Philadelphia, she was Chief Operating Officer at
TRF, a national leader in neighborhood revitalization, which has invested over $1.1
billion in homes, schools, supermarkets and other community resources, in pursuit of
its mission of creating opportunities for low-wealth people and places. As a member of
TRF’s executive team, she led communications, investor relations, capitalization,
information technology as well as organization-wide systems and planning. Ms.
Bradley previously served as Director of Communications and Investor Development
at TRF, having joined the organization in 1998 to manage its workforce initiatives.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Bradley was a member of The Conservation Company (now
TCC Group), where she provided management consulting and organizational
development and planning services to corporate and private grant makers and
nonprofit organizations across the United States. Her six years at the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency included developing enforcement training for
implementation in Eastern and Central Europe, managing a major recruitment
campaign and consulting on organizational changes.
Ms. Bradley holds an M.B.A. from Yale University and a B.A. from the University of