Tameshia Bridges Mansfield is vice president of the Workforce & Regional Economies practice at JFF. She leads work focused on advancing transformative and equitable systems change solutions in workforce and economic development. She does this with an eye toward job quality and approaches that are employer-driven, community-informed, and worker-centered.
Her skills and areas of expertise include:
- Strategy development
- Systems change
- Racial equity and racial justice analysis and practice
- Collaboration and community engagement
Before joining JFF, Bridges Mansfield was a program officer at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, where she led the workforce development and job access portfolio, addressing systemic barriers to meaningful employment.
- Bachelor’s degree in political science and women’s studies, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri
- Master’s degree in social work, specialized concentration in health policy and community development, Washington University in St. Louis