It starts at the top. This belief—that vision casting, strategy setting, and program planning require the buy-in and governance of…
Who We Serve
Who We Are
We have but one passion: to build a strong nonprofit sector. We provide thought leadership and high value organizational development consulting services in support of this sector. 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 nonprofits we pride ourselves on delivering consistently outstanding service, and our high number of referrals shows it.
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.
Swafia Ames Senior Consultant
Swafia Ames, a Consultant with Brighter Strategies, is an expert at designing and implementing organizational development and human capital management programs.
Payal Martin Senior Consultant
Payal Martin, MPH provides strategic planning, evaluation, and communications services to organizations who share her passion for advancing social change.
Barbra Kavanaugh Senior Consultant
Barbra Kavanaugh, a Senior Consultant with Brighter Strategies, has deep expertise in managing and leading organizations going through change.
Jennifer Till Consultant & Executive Coach
Jennifer Till has delivered proven results in leadership development, coaching, and facilitation for the business, government, and nonprofit sectors.
Paula Boyland Operations Manager
Paula Boyland is adept at managing teams (virtually and in person), building strong internal partnerships, and fostering open communication between team members and clients. She approaches each new situation with efficiency, purpose, and open-mindedness.
Cori Lovas Analyst
Corinne (Cori) Lovas has a passion for helping clients improve performance and solve business problems. Drawing on her strong analytical skills and knowledge of organizational development practice, she works with our team to examine, discuss, and present recommendations that will lead to project and client success.
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