Helping Organizations Is Our Passion
You want to change the world, and we want to help you do it. Whether you’re an NGO working within rural villages on the other side of the world, a small charity that wants to make a big impact in your local community, or a for-profit business with a mission, Brighter Strategies was founded specifically to help you.
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Benefits of working with Brighter Strategies
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 Managing Director, People Strategy & Inclusion
Swafia Ames 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, has deep expertise in managing and leading organizations going through change.
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.
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.
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.
Liyo Yu Senior Associate
Liyo Yu believes that the solution to any problem lies in understanding the underlying cause of the problem.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to start the process.
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.
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.
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.
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.