Melissa Bridges

Performance & Innovation Coordinator

City of Little Rock, AR

Melissa Bridges is the Performance & Innovation Coordinator for the City of Little Rock. This is a new position at the City that grew out of their work on Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities initiative around Open Data, Results Driven Contracting and Performance Measurements. The City passed an Open Data Policy in May 2016 and their goal is to push out meaningful data sets on their open data website https:/ for use by citizens and those interested in Little Rock. With the addition of performance measures, Little Rock will put their data to work and break down more of the departmental data silos to set goals and priorities for the betterment of their city.