ABOUT

Marissa Brydle
Associate Consultant

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As an Associate Consultant for BrownFlynn, Marissa has worked with a broad range of clients to develop sustainability strategies and reports, and create community engagement, employee engagement, and communications programs. With a strong background in communications, she has expertise in helping clients tell their story in a compelling and transparent way.

When she’s not delivering excellence for clients, Marissa assists with marketing and business development for the Firm. This includes helping to manage the Firm’s internal and external brand, strategic partnerships, and editorial and social media presence. She also assists in vetting new opportunities as well as cultivating existing relationships. When she’s not working, Marissa relishes quality time spent with her daughter, and intently watches reruns of Dateline while making excuses for why she can’t get to yoga class this week.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • M.A. in Communications Management, John Carroll University

  • B.A. in Communications, John Carroll University

  • Completion of GRI-Certified G4 Training

  • Completion of GRI-Certified Standards Training
  • Passed GRI G4 Exam

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

  • Adoption Network Cleveland: 1st Vice Chair and Member, Board of Directors; Co-Chair, Outreach and Development Committee; and Member, Special Events Committee

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland, Big Sister, Community-based mentoring program

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Lecturer, Leadership Development, John Carroll University

G4-1
Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization about relevance of sustainability to the organization and the organization’s strategy for addressing sustainability
G4-3
Name of the organization
G4-4
Primary brands, products, and services
G4-5
Location of organization’s headquarters
G4-6
Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries with significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report
G4-7
Nature of ownership and legal form
G4-8
Markets served
G4-9
Scale of the reporting organization
G4-10
Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region, broken down by gender
G4-11
Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
G4-12
Description of the organization’s supply chain
G4-13
Significant changes during the reporting period regarding organization's size, structure, ownership, or supply chain
G4-14
Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization
G4-15
Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses
G4-16
Memberships in associations and/or national/international advocacy organizations
G4-17
Entities included in the organization consolidated financial and nonfinancial reports
G4-18
Process for defining report content
G4-19
Material aspects identified in the process for defining report content
G4-20
For each material aspect, the aspect boundary within the organization
G4-21
For each material aspect, the aspect boundary outside the organization
G4-22
Explanation of the effect of and reasons for any restatements of information provided in earlier reports
G4-23
Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries
G4-24
List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization
G4-25
The basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage
G4-26
The organization’s approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process
G4-27
Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns
G4-28
Reporting period
G4-29
Date of most recent previous report
G4-30
Reporting cycle
G4-31
Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents
G4-32
‘In accordance’ option and GRI Content Index
G4-33
Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report
G4-34
Governance structure of organization, including committees of the highest governance body
G4-56
The organization’s values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics
G4-DMA
Disclosure on Management Approach for Aspect
G4-EC3
Coverage of the organization’s defined benefit plan obligations.
G4-EC4
Financial assistance received from government.
G4-EC8
Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts.
G4-LA1
Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender and region.
G4-LA9
Average hours of training per year per employee, by gender and by employee category.
G4-LA11
Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category.