Helen Petrozzola has over 20 years of international development experience, including over 15 years of experience managing and facilitating individual and institutional learning and capacity building. Since joining TRG in 2012, she has provided organizational development, facilitation and training services for USAID-funded projects, the US Forest Service and the Environmental Protection Agency. Prior to joining TRG, Helen served in a senior leadership role in the Office of Global Health and HIV at the US Peace Corps, responsible for health programming in 44 countries with a primary focus on maternal and child health. She has extensive field-based experience managing programs for the United Nations Development Program, UNAIDS and the US Peace Corps in southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, southern Africa and the Caribbean. In her spare time, Helen is a crisis counselor at HIPS and a pro-bono consultant for local non-profits seeking to establish or strengthen volunteer programs to better serve the community.
Dr. Andrea Richards Scott has over 20 years of results-oriented experience in communications, leadership development, negotiations, problem solving, and team building. Since joining TRG, she has facilitated workshops for USAID, American Chemical Society, Georgia Legal Services Program, and US Forest Service. The training that Andrea has delivered has been on a variety of communication topics such as: improving facilitation skills, managing meeting effectiveness, improving effective communications, and fostering a culture of trust and open communications. Formerly, Andrea was a faculty member in the Organizational Leadership and Learning Master’s Program at George Washington University where she taught organizational learning and strategic change courses. Concurrently, she developed and managed leadership development programs for junior- and mid-level faculty. Andrea founded and managed ARS Professional Development, a coaching, communications, and consulting firm, which developed and implemented customized career development, communications, conflict resolution, goal setting, leadership development, and strategic planning workshops and coaching solutions.