Chief Brand Officer
Jared Bridges is Vice President for Brand Advancement and Chief Brand Officer for Family Research Council, where he is responsible for establishing continuity and consistency for FRC's message across its various platforms.
A native of the Volunteer State, he received a Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Tennessee, where he majored in Advertising. Following his undergraduate work, he lived in the former Soviet Union, where he served as a campus minister. Upon returning to the U.S., he studied at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., where he majored in Biblical and Theological studies and earned a Master of Divinity in Theology.
Jared published his first website in 1996 and has since been poised at the cutting edge of the ever-changing Internet landscape. From 2000-2006 he designed and implemented Internet and e-commerce solutions for political candidates whose offices ranged from city council to the U.S. Senate and the White House. His personal blog, TruePravda, has been online since 2003, and he has written for outlets such as First Things and The Gospel Coalition. Jared has been a speaker at venues like the Values Voter Summit and The Awakening, and has appeared on talk radio and other forums discussing the intersection of Christianity, politics, and the Internet.
Jared lives with his wife and children in Virginia, where he enjoys serving in his church, cycling, reading, writing, and teaching theology.