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Elizabeth Scott, PhD

Elizabeth Scott, PhD is an organizational development consultant and founder of Brighter Strategies, LLC; building empowered organizations through the pursuit of best practices and continuous improvement initiatives. Dr. Scott’s firm utilizes a three-dimensional approach that focuses on your people, processes and overall performance.

Dr. Scott has provided training and consulting services...

Chris Swisher

Chris holds a M.S. in Organization Development from American University, a Leadership Coaching Certificate from Georgetown University, a B.A. in Philosophy from Virginia Commonwealth University, and has a certification for Myers-Briggs Type IndicatorĀ® (MBTI), as well as certificates from ATD in Coaching, Action Learning, and Training.  He is currently a Principal at Evans Incorporated...

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Mark Sachs

Board Member

Mark has been an experienced organizational consultant and executive coach for more than 20 years.  He believes that people and their organizations often have much more potential than they give themselves credit for.  

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David Kading

Board Member

David Kading is a Senior Associate with Brighter Strategies. He specializes in organization development and is skilled at bridging theory and practice within his work. David has over seven-years’ experience in team development and experiential education as well as a master’s degree in Organizational Development and Knowledge Management (ODKM). David has worked effectively with teams spanning public and private sectors, higher education, local government, associations, and non-profit organizations. His approach is a thoughtful exploration and journeying alongside his clients through a process of authentic discovery.

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Who We Are

Chesapeake Bay Organization Development Network (CBODN) - is the premier DC Metro area network and community of practice of Organization Development (OD) practitioners. Founded in Chesapeake Bay, MD, our name still pays homage to our founders, and we are grateful for their brilliant minds and vital contributions to the field of OD.

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