Who We Are: About Paul Oostenbrug

Paul Oostenbrug founded East Bridge Consultants when he moved to Chicago in 1998, after 15 years of successful consulting experience. Before moving to Chicago, he worked in Washington, DC as a consultant and in Boston for health insurers and evaluating government programs.

Throughout his career, Paul Oostenbrug has focused on health care, expanding his interests to include social service programs during the past decade. Much of his work involves helping organizations obtain government funding for new or existing programs. He welcomes clients who need his project management and grantwriting skills. Paul's key competencies include:

  • Obtaining government funding for new and existing programs.
  • Designing and implementing health care and human service programs, facilitating agency growth.
  • Addressing compliance with funders' requirements through program evaluations, compliance audits, and implementation assessments.
  • Evaluating program effectiveness.
Paul Oostenbrug earned his Masters in Regional Planning (human services planning) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his Masters in Business Administration (health care management) from Boston University. He has been awarded Grant Professional Certification (GPC) upon examination by the Grant Professional Certification Institute. Paul's affiliations include:
  • Association of Consultants to Nonprofits. Board member and Co-Chair of Membership Committee 1999-2004.
  • American College of Healthcare Executives. Certified Healthcare Executive.
  • Chicago House. Secretary and Trustee 1998-2008.
  • Team Chicago Athletics. Co-chair 2001-2007, board member since 1998.
  • International Front Runners. Member of clubs in Boston, Washington, DC, and Chicago since 1984.
  • Whitman Walker Clinic, Washington, DC. Received the Gene Frey Volunteer Service Award in 1998.
Paul Oostenbrug is an active runner, likes to ski, and now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is also an avid amateur photographer. Visit his Photo Gallery to enjoy some favorite images.

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4432 Avenida del Sol NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
phone/fax 505.255.2040

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