Who We Are

Your Bridge to Success

We are passionate about helping others succeed. Through our unique perspectives and knowledge, we aim to deliver a professional and authentic advising experience. An experience that delivers results through collaboration, relationships, and evidence-based research. 


The Bridgify 



We get up every morning to: 

Inspire others to exceed their own expectations.

Share up and coming research findings with leaders and organziations

Connect the disconnect for organizations, teams, and individuals.


Guide organizations to embrace human complexity, leverage human potential, and harness the power of behavioral science to overcome obstacles and exceed their goals.

Our Values


We bring our competence, skills, expertise, experience, and high standards to
every project.


We provide a body of research, data, and facts for our clients to base their decisions on.


We believe collaborations will always yield the best results.


We believe in forming a meaningful and enduring connection to provide a truly distinctive, long-term professional experience.


We are true to our values and what we stand for.


We are committed to empowering you with knowledge and an actionable plan that will yield growth and benefit your business.


Dr. Patricia Delgado

Founder & CEO

Dr. Patricia Delgado is an experienced Industrial Organizational (I/O) Psychologist with 20 years of experience in organizational and business development, management and leadership, employee-employer interdependency, and employee behavioral psychology. She is the Owner/Founder & CEO of The Bridgify Group.  Her passion is to inspire leaders and individuals to exceed their own expectations through the translation of research into practice.


With knowledge and experience in the science of human behavior in the workplace, Dr. Delgado’s scope of work focuses on bridging theory and research with people management and behavior practice. As an analyst and advisor to other professional consultants, organizational leaders, and project managers, she provides expert support and knowledge from an I/O Psychology perspective through research and overall strategy design, development, and implementation of projects.


Dr. Delgado is a featured contributing author in the newly released book, 'Hispanic Star Rising: A New Face of Power.' She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, a Master’s degree in Leadership, and a Doctorate degree in I/O Psychology. She also serves on the boards of multiple organizations and is in the process of writing a book and partaking in a doctoral resource guide as a contributing author.

Research Focuses: Hispanic Millennial Workforce, Hispanic Population, the Employee Psychological Contract, Participatory Action Research, Millennials, Leading a Minority Workforce, Workplace Behavior Change, as well as Recruitment and Retention strategies for Hispanic workers.

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Dr. Leonel Peña

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Leo Peña is an accomplished leader and seasoned administrator with significant experience supervising high-performing professionals in a wide variety of operational settings and has successfully performed in numerous leadership positions crossing various specialties. He retired from the U.S. Army after having served over twenty years on active duty. Dr. Peña is an adjunct faculty member for the School of Professional Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX. He earned a Master of Science degree in Administration, a Doctorate degree in Management, and holds a Diploma from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.


Research focuses: Management Education and Leader Development, Middle Managers, Personnel Management, Strategic Organizational Capabilities Integration, Organizational Theory: Strategy & Structure

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Dr. Rachel Hernandez

Senior Research Translations Solutions Designer

Rachel Hernandez is an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist with ten years of clinical experience. She obtained her master’s degree in clinical psychology and has worked in non-profit, federal, and community mental health settings. She is passionate about creating positive organizational change and applying skills from both the clinical and IO worlds. 

Throughout her career, she has established a reputation as a transformational leader who is driven by challenge, undeterred by obstacles, and committed to furthering standards of excellence. Her expertise encompasses all aspects of strategic planning, program development, change management, research translation, client relationship, team leadership, and cultural understanding. She has demonstrated skills in employing research and analytical thinking to help organizations and leaders adapt and operate effectively in ambiguous or rapidly changing environments.

Research interests include: Diversity Equity Inclusion and Belonging, Teleworking employees, Techno-stress, Cyberloafing, Hybrid workplaces.

Bridging Research
and Practice

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