Brighter Strategies helps mission-focused organizations improve operations to better meet their goals.

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Who We Serve

Who We Serve

Our passion is building strong organizations. We provide thought leadership and high value organizational development consulting services in support of nonprofits, associations and mission-driven companies. Our team is comprised of like-minded professionals interested in organizational development and effectiveness, performance management, process improvement, human resources and leadership development, program evaluation, and systems thinking. We have come together with a unified purpose to serve missions that matter. Whether working with locally-based or international organizations we pride ourselves on delivering consistently outstanding service, and our high number of referrals shows it.

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Local Clients: 30%
Regional Clients: 24%
National Clients: 28%
International Clients: 18%
Referral Based Clients: 72%

Our Team

Elizabeth Scott, PhD, CEO/President

Elizabeth Scott, PhD

CEO/President

Elizabeth Scott, PhD, founder of Brighter Strategies, provides thought leadership and high value organizational development consulting in support of a stronger social sector.

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Payal Martin, MPH, Managing Director, Evaluation & Strategy

Payal Martin, MPH

Managing Director, Evaluation & Strategy

Payal Martin, MPH provides strategic planning, evaluation, and communications services to organizations who share her passion for advancing social change.

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Swafia Ames, Managing Director, People Strategy & Inclusion

Swafia Ames

Managing Director, People Strategy & Inclusion

Swafia Ames, a Senior Consultant with Brighter Strategies, is an expert at designing and implementing organizational development and human capital management programs with over 18 years of experience.

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Marta Segal Block, Director of Marketing & Communications

Marta Segal Block

Director of Marketing & Communications

Marta Segal Block has always loved words, writing and connecting with others. She loves helping organizations and businesses fulfill their mission by reaching the right people with the right words.

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Mary Walter Arthur, Senior Consultant

Mary Walter Arthur

Senior Consultant

Mary Walter Arthur has been providing human resources consulting services to business for over 30 years. She has experience in global human resources operations and more.

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Barbra Kavanaugh, Senior Consultant

Barbra Kavanaugh

Senior Consultant

Barbra Kavanaugh, a Senior Consultant with Brighter Strategies, has deep expertise in managing and leading organizations going through change.

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Jennifer Till, Senior Consultant & Executive Coach

Jennifer Till

Senior Consultant & Executive Coach

Jennifer Till has delivered proven results in leadership development, coaching, and facilitation for the business, government, and nonprofit sectors.

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Brenda Harrington, Consultant & Executive Coach

Brenda Harrington

Consultant & Executive Coach

Brenda Harrington has worked with countless leaders in private, public, government (Federal and local), non-profit, intergovernmental, and humanitarian organizations who hold senior leadership roles.

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Kaye Monroe, Consultant & Executive Coach

Kaye Monroe

Consultant & Executive Coach

Kaye Monroe has been providing professional coaching, consulting and program creation services for over 25 years. She is known for her ability to consistently demonstrate passion and proficiency.

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Alexandra Suchman, Consultant

Alexandra Suchman

Consultant

Alex helps small, mission-driven organizations overcome the struggles, clutter, and tediousness of day-to-day operations.

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Randall Thacker, Consultant & Executive Coach

Randall Thacker

Consultant & Executive Coach

Randall Thacker is an experienced leadership and team coach. He has worked with hundreds of leaders of businesses, government, and non-profit organizations throughout the world.

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Liyo Yu, Senior Associate

Liyo Yu

Senior Associate

Liyo Yu believes that the solution to any problem lies in understanding the underlying cause of the problem. Liyo’s international experience provides her with a culturally diverse perspective.

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David Kading, Associate Consultant

David Kading

Associate Consultant

David supports a wide range of projects including organizational assessments, strategic planning, leadership development programs, and business performance improvement engagements.

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Fernanda Vergara, Associate Consultant

Fernanda Vergara

Associate Consultant

Fernanda supports a wide range of projects in the areas of evaluation and planning, as well as human capital and inclusion. She is bilingual in Spanish and English.

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Recent Posts

The Value of Executive Coaching

November 16th, 2020|

There has been an increasing buzz around the practice of executive coaching as both a management tool, and a tool for personal growth. At Brighter Strategies, we have a skilled lineup of Executive Coaches who [...]

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Your Reskilling & Upskilling Plan

November 9th, 2020|

In a February 2020 McKinsey study, “Beyond hiring: How companies are reskilling to address talent gaps,” nearly all organizational leaders report that their organizations currently face skill gaps or expect gaps to develop within [...]