Nonprofits Are Our Passion

Nonprofits want to change the world, and we want to help them do it. Whether it’s an NGO working within rural villages on the other side of the world or a small charity that wants to make a big impact in their local community, Brighter Strategies was founded specifically for you.

We are committed to:

Providing a high return on investment and delivering the outcome we’ve promised.
Building client self-sufficiency, not consultant dependence.
Addressing your needs in the most cost-effective way possible.
Being flexible, responsive, organized, approachable, proactive and positive.

Benefits of working with Brighter Strategies

Collaborative brainstorming and strategizing
Quick action – so you can enjoy results sooner
A more efficient and streamlined organization
A simple, easy experience
A budget-conscious approach
Guidance and recommendations on moving forward
Real, meaningful change

Our Team

Elizabeth Scott

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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Jennifer Till

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. She has also successfully developed planning, marketing and operating programs for many industries, including health care, manufacturing, and publishing.

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Dionne Clemons

Dionne Clemons PhD, Senior Consultant

Dionne Clemons, PhD is a strategic communication management expert and scholar. Her expertise lies in strategic organizational communication. For more than twenty years she has served in and consulted for federal and local governments, nonprofits and corporate sector organizations providing strategic communication counsel.

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Paula Adkins-Boyland

Paula Adkins-Boyland Operations Manager

Paula Adkins-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. Prior to joining the Brighter Strategies team, Paula enjoyed working as an administrative support specialist, content specialist, and marketing support specialist in small business settings.

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Cori Lovas

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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Laurie Ward

Laurie Ward Marketing Coordinator

Laurie has a passion for assisting small business owners in growing their business. She brings over six years’ experience in marketing, with a focus in specialty marketing. Two of Laurie’s strongest skills are organization and attention to detail. In addition to specialty marketing services, Laurie developed a niche for booking speaking engagements in local workshops and national conferences.

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Our Clients

Clients - Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Logo
Clients - AHEC Logo
Clients - ALS Association Logo
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Clients - Cultural Development Corporation Logo
Clients - County of Fairfax, Virginia Logo
Clients - Center for Nonprofit Advancement Logo
Clients - The Center for Nonprofit Resources Logo
Clients - Department of the Navy United States Marine Corps Logo
Clients - Families USA Logo
Clients - The George Washington University (GWU) Logo
Clients - Horton's Kids Logo
Clients - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Logo
Clients - Innovation Network Logo
Clients - Kaboom Logo
Clients - MVLE Logo
Clients - Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) Logo
Clients - District of Columbia Public Charter School Board (PCSB) Logo
Clients - Pro Bono Network Logo
Clients - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (PRS) Logo
Clients - RCCC Logo
Clients - SCAN Logo
Clients - Serve DC Logo
Clients - Tax Analysts Logo
Clients - The Training Source, Inc. Logo
Clients - Urban Bridge Builders (UBB) Logo
Clients - University of Mary Washington (UMW) Logo
Clients - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Logo
Clients - Volunteer Hampton Roads Hands on Network (VHRHN) Logo

Careers

Brighter Strategies relies on innovative, motivated, and goal-oriented individuals who are wiling to take risks and challenge current processes with a clear vision towards success.

Our team succeeds because of the caliber of our people. We attract, develop, and reward people who have a passion to make a significant contribution to the continued growth of our business. Our team is our competitive advantage.

Brighter Strategies is a unique place to work. Our core values govern not only our business but also how we treat our employees. We offer a fun, challenging work environment where employees are able to thrive. We encourage our employees to grow within the company and we reward them based on our shared success. Interested in learning more about our team? Please send us a letter of interest and your resume.

Are you a seasoned consultant looking for project based work? Brighter Strategies completes a diverse range of projects varying in magnitude and complexity. We actively seek partners who understand and complement our in-house team, as well as bring new skills and ideas to our potential project. Interested in learning more about our partnering opportunities? Please reach out us via info@brighterstrategies.com to start the process.

Testimonials

Brighter Strategies uses innovative tools to help us examine how our team is developing professionally and achieving our organization’s goals. We’ve had many ‘aha moments’ during our sessions using their ideas throughout the year to improve how we accomplish our work—from healthy group dynamics to understanding and mitigating conflicts to planning new initiatives.
Nathalie LummertAssociate Director Children's ServicesUnited States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Migration and Refugee Services