Safelite Group Welcomes New Director of Community Engagement
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Wendy Bradshaw joins Safelite® Group as the new director of community engagement. Bradshaw brings a wide breadth of experience to the company and will lead the Safelite AutoGlass® Foundation, dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of families in the communities where our associates live and work.
“I am thrilled Wendy has joined Safelite. She brings an impressive background to this newly created role,” said Tom Feeney, Safelite Group president and CEO. “Wendy and I will work closely to determine a focused direction for the Safelite AutoGlass Foundation and enhance Safelite’s overall strategy as a trusted partner in our communities.”
In addition to leading the Safelite AutoGlass Foundation, Bradshaw will oversee the U.S. office of Afrika Tikkun, raising brand awareness and fundraising for our global partner charity in South Africa.
She previously spent nine years at Thirty-One Gifts, most recently in the role of executive director of community affairs and philanthropy. There, Bradshaw was instrumental in creating and leading Thirty-One Gifts’ corporate social impact strategy and establishing the Thirty-One Gives Foundation. Prior to Thirty-One Gifts, Bradshaw served in community roles at the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation and the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce.
“I am truly honored to join the Safelite team,” Bradshaw said. “I look forward to adding to the great work the Safelite AutoGlass Foundation has done and continuing to serve the community in a meaningful way.”
Bradshaw holds a bachelor’s degree from Otterbein University and a certificate of corporate citizenship from Boston College. Bradshaw also serves on numerous boards, including Girl Talk, Inc., Ronald McDonald House Central Ohio, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Ambassador Council, Celebrate One Development Committee and Otterbein University Alumni Council.
About Safelite Group
Safelite® Group is a multi-faceted vehicle glass and claims management service organization based in Columbus, Ohio, and operating company-owned facilities in 50 states. The company, which has been in business since 1947, is comprised of two major business operations: Safelite AutoGlass®, a vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration services provider and Safelite® Solutions, which offers fleet and insurance claims management services for vehicle glass and other claims. The company employs nearly 16,000 people throughout the United States. Safelite is a subsidiary of Belron®. Safelite AutoGlass is the largest vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration company under one brand in the world.
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