Elizabeth (Liz) Scott has expertise in strategic planning, process-improvement and human capital development. Her wealth of experience managing complex projects is evident in her proven track-record working with clients to increase organizational and business efficiency and effectiveness. Liz is particularly effective at client relationship management and will serve as the primary liaison between the client and her team. Before founding Brighter Strategies, Liz served as the Vice President of Strategy and Performance Development for a large Virginia human service organization. Liz also provided a wide range of management consulting services to federal, state, and local government clients through her earlier career experience working with a governmental consulting agency. She has been an examiner for the prestigious Baldrige-based Virginia Senate Productivity and Quality Award (SPQA). She is a licensed consultant with the Standards for Excellence program. Liz is also qualified practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the DISC, the Strength Deployment Inventory, the Thomas-Kilman Conflict Inventory, the FIRO-B, and the 360 Assess Systems tools. She is a respected and sought after speaker on the topics of strategic and operational planning, change management and program evaluation. She has taught courses in organizational behavior, statistics, data collection and evaluation design. In addition to managing the practice, Liz also serves as adjunct faculty at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCS). Before her work at TCS, she was on faculty with both the American Management Association and the George Washington University. She is currently working on her dissertation, on the role of emotional intelligence in social and organizational networks, in pursuit of a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems, at Fielding Graduate University.
Liz has a B.A. in Sociology, a M.A. in Organizational Sciences - Organizational Management (both from The George Washington University) and a second M.A. in Organizational System from Fielding Graduate University.