Beth Tuttle is a leadership coach, strategy consultant, and author. She is Managing Director of METStrategies, LLC, a woman-owned firm, that is dedicated to helping leaders of social-benefit organizations envision, plan for and achieve successful futures. Clients engage Beth at times that call for reflection and personal growth, development of vision, strategic thinking, and integrated planning and communications in order to achieve change or transformation. She believes that leadership is rooted in personal values and self-awareness, and that as leaders grow from within, they empower those that they lead to do the same. Beth facilitates dynamic and safe spaces for individuals and teams to find, follow, and rise to their true potential.
Beth has more than 30 years of experience comprising management, consulting, and counsel to executive and board leaders, across the nonprofit, philanthropic, government, and corporate sectors. She is co-author of Magnetic: The Art and Science of Engagement (AAM Press, 2013). Beth’s expertise encompasses skills in leadership and board development, strategic planning, fundraising, communications, branding, advertising, and engagement.
Having served as President & CEO of two national nonprofit organizations, DataArts and The American Horticultural Society, and as founder and managing director of METStrategies, Beth has walked a parallel path with many of her clients that gives her first-hand perspective to assist them in bridging the knowing-doing gap as leaders. As a coach, she has insight into and empathy for the challenges and choices facing mission-driven executives and those who take on the critical work of leading with courage, vision, and compassion. As a consultant she understands the strategic issues that can propel or limit efforts to give voice and shape to initiatives, ideas, and organizations.
Previously, Beth served as Deputy Director, Chief of External Relations and Planning for the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, where she spearheaded a successful multiyear process to reimagine, reinvigorate, and rebrand the museum. As Senior Vice President for Communications for The Freedom Forum and its interactive museum of news, The Newseum, Beth helped lead this private grantmaking foundation through a decade of global program expansion and transformation into an operating foundation, public charity, and new museum. She began her career and has held senior positions in the nonprofit issues advocacy sector and in corporate advertising.
METStrategies’ clients have included among others: TKF Foundation/NatureSacred; the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; the National Museum of American Jewish History; Crocker Art Museum; Microsoft Network (now MSNBC); and Priceline.com (now Bookings.com). She provides executive coaching to a roster of government, nonprofit, and private clients.
A graduate of Brown University, Beth is a certified leadership coach through the George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership; has completed the Center for Creative Leadership’s Leadership Development Program; and was a Visiting Practitioner at the Georgetown University Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership in 2010-2012. She is certified as a Barrett Values Center Cultural Transformation Coach and has completed Leadership Embodiment training. Beth also holds a certificate in Strategic Foresight from the University of Houston. Beth lives in Alexandria, VA, where she is active in her community as a Master Gardener and volunteer for the Equal Justice Initiative Community Remembrance Initiative.
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