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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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