Bridgeway

The people who drive the process

Corporate Administration

Von Celestine

Von Celestine

Von leads the Corporate Administration team. He oversees financial accounting, tax accounting, human resources, technology, and administration for both Bridgeway Capital Management and Bridgeway Foundation. He also serves as the Treasurer of the Bridgeway Foundation. Prior to joining Bridgeway in 2006, he directed finance and business operations at Smith, Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP. He has also held management positions at United Healthcare and Prudential Healthcare as well as audit and accounting roles at Arthur Andersen and Exxon.

Von holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BS in Accounting from Southern University where he serves on the advisory board of the College of Business. He is also on the advisory board of River Pointe Church and has served other nonprofits in recent years. Von has participated in Bridgeway’s well-digging service trips, which were organized in cooperation with Living Water International.

Melissa Garrison

Melissa Garrison

Melissa handles elements of Bridgeway’s business operations, including project management and human resources. Before joining Bridgeway in 2010, she was the deputy director of Children At Risk, where she oversaw communications, administration, and finance.

Melissa earned both an MA and a BS in Behavioral Science at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Passionate about improving the lives of socioeconomically disadvantaged youth, Melissa mentors local youth, exposing them to college and career options early in life. She also advocates for public policy that supports long-term positive outcomes for youth in Houston and Texas.