Andrea Richards Scott is a learning and organizational development professional who brings over 15 years of experience in leadership development, facilitation, online and face to face design and delivery of learning programs, and organization development. She spent the first 13 years of her career with AT&T, where she served as the HR Manager for the Global Markets Division and subsequently as the Client Business Manager for Government Solutions. She has numerous publications and presentations on such topics as “Organizational practices to develop strategic thinking,” “Systems thinking and systems-based practice,” and “Leadership Development Programs in Academic Health Centers.” After working with AT&T, Dr. Scott went on to start her own company, ARS Professional Development (ARSPD), which developed and implemented customized coaching solutions in the areas of behavioral management, career development, conflict resolution, goal setting, and strategic planning. With ARSPD, she also facilitated leadership meetings to help clients finalize vision statements, objectives, strategies, and tactics. She serves as the Chairperson for the board of the non-profit organization, Manga African Dance, Inc. and holds a Doctor of Education in Human and Organizational Learning from The George Washington University, as well as a M.B.A. from the University of Georgia.
Sherise Liles is an organizational development specialist with over 15 years of experience. Her expertise is in facilitation, program development, capacity building, training, data analysis, leadership development, and program assessment. Since joining TRG in 2008, Ms. Liles has contributed to developing and delivering training programs and providing organizational development services for a number of international organizations. Her clients include the World Bank Group (WBG), International Monetary Fund (IMF), US Agency for International Development (USAID), US Government PEPFAR Teams, the US Forest Service Office of International Programs, and the Environmental Protection Agency. She serves as a member of TRG’s teams that provide training to the IMF and the WBG. Within the WBG, Ms. Liles has delivered the ‘Building and Sustaining Successful Team Performance’ courses, the ‘Meeting Facilitation Skills’ course, as well as various one-day courses on assertiveness, feedback, coaching and management. She also played a key role in developing new courses for the WBG, including a course on virtual teams.