Claire Bao is a marketing professional with an emphasis on utilizing events and partnerships as a platform for lead generation. Since 2014, she is growing Brooklyn Boulders, who build and operate active lifestyles facilities that foster community through rock climbing, fitness, arts + culture, co-working, and events. Brooklyn Boulders saw over 500k+ visitors through their doors in 2018 across four facilities in New York City, Somerville, and Chicago.
Claire is passionate about climbing, community, and creating connections. She founded Movement on Monroe, a fitness-focused street festival in Chicago, and is a lululemon Chicago ambassador.
She graduated from University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Advertising.