Our Valuable Staff Members

Bridgett Willey
Bridgett WilleyDepartment Director, UW Health Allied Health Education and Career Pathways
Bridgett Willey, MS, RDMS, RVT, RDCS, RT(R) is the founder of HOPE and is the Director of this program. She is also the Program Director of the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics (UWHC) School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS), and is the primary research sonographer for the ablation lab. Bridgett has extensive experience in healthcare and leadership and has been in this field for close to 20 years. She has a strong passion to help make all healthcare providers more culturally sensitive and to diversify the healthcare workforce. Her passion and dedication to HOPE is contagious and she inspires all that work with her.
Sara Baker
Sara BakerProgram Facilitator
Sara Baker, MEd, RDMS, RVT, RT(R) is a Facilitator to the HOPE program. She is also the Clinical Education Coordinator for the general/vascular sonography students at the UWHC-School of DMS. Sara has worked at the UWHC for over 12 years working as a radiologic technologist, sonographer, and educator. Sara has been inspired by Bridgett Willey to help bring people to a more culturally sensitive state, help diversify the healthcare workforce, and make young people more aware of allied health careers.
Veronica Cox
Veronica CoxUW Health Career Pathways Coordinator
Veronica began working with the HOPE Program in June 2015. Veronica graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in Spring of 2015 with a BBA and an interest in Health Care. Veronica will support the efforts of the HOPE Program by helping organize and facilitate the HOPE Sessions. Veronica will also be working with the HOPE participants that participate in summer internships at UW Health. Veronica is very passionate about working with students and helping them pave their way to successful careers.
Beverly Hutcherson
Beverly HutchersonUW Health Career Pathways Coordinator
As a trained Reproductive Biologist, Beverly seeks to apply her knowledge in a community education format, to that end she serves as a Health Promoter with Planned Parenthood of WI. Committed to uplifting and empowering her community she conducts a variety of motivational speaking and Conscious Parenting workshops. Having navigated a variety of science, outreach and allied health care positions, she is excited to share her experiences in supporting the next generation of clinical health care workers.
Danielle Yancey
Danielle YanceyUW Health Career Pathways Coordinator
Danielle brings over ten years of experience working with underserved populations and Tribal communities across Wisconsin in education, youth engagement and pre-college programming as well as community and workforce development. Danielle graduated from UW-Madison with degrees in social welfare and women’s studies and MS in urban planning. She is excited about bringing her experience to UW Health to support career pathways for future healthcare professionals.
Marco Bravo
Marco BravoUW Health Career Pathways Coordinator
Marco graduated from Edgewood College in May of 2015 with a BA in Spanish and Minor in French. Volunteering at the Catholic Multicultural Center, Marco had the opportunity to witness the health needs in the community. Since then Marco continues to help communities and plans to enroll in the Physician Assistant program at UW Madison’s School of Medicine and Public Health. As a Coordinator, Marco will be involved with the design and implementation of HOPE sessions.