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Who We Serve
Who We Are
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.
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.
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.
Swafia Ames Senior Consultant
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.
Barbra Kavanaugh Senior Consultant
Barbra Kavanaugh, a Senior Consultant with Brighter Strategies, has deep expertise in managing and leading organizations going through change.
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.
Jennifer Till Consultant & Executive Coach
Jennifer Till has delivered proven results in leadership development, coaching, and facilitation for the business, government, and nonprofit sectors.
Alexandra Suchman Consultant
Alex helps small, mission-driven organizations overcome the struggles, clutter, and tediousness of day-to-day operations.
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.
Mary Walter Arthur 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.
Marta Segal Block Director of Marketing & Communications
Marta Segal Block has always loved words and writing. She was thrilled to discover that her love of writing could help nonprofit organizations.
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.