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
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.
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.
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.
Swafia Ames Consultant
Swafia Ames, a Consultant with Brighter Strategies, is an expert at designing and implementing organizational development and human capital management programs. She is a personable and energetic practitioner with over 18 years of experience aligning key talent and organizational goals.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com to start the process.
As a nonprofit, we needed an outside expert who understood our unique structure as well as the services we provide. Brighter Strategies facilitated our strategic planning, empowered us to focus on quality and service while exploring our broader vision and delivered results. Their expertise has helped our organization measure success as we have moved forward in meaningful ways.
After attending their training workshop, I decided to hire Brighter Strategies to help my agency develop a logic model for a challenging grant application. Thanks to their help we got the grant! The consultant I worked with is experienced, knowledgeable and responsive. I confidently recommend them to anyone in need of nonprofit planning and management consulting.
If you seek a partner who takes a fresh approach to your organization’s leadership concerns, goals or vision – there is none better than Brighter Strategies. Their approach to group process is so engaging that the very people who resisted will thank you for the learning opportunity.
Brighter Strategies was a perfect match for our Rotary Club by providing excellent coaching for our Strategic Planning Process as well as enabling us to achieve a polished product in a very efficient manner. The Brighter Strategies team was always available for guidance in each step of our process, provided impartiality that was greatly needed among our very diverse thinking membership and led two very fast moving productive workshops resulting in our Club Vision and Goals for the year. Many kudos to a great organization!
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.