Elizabeth Rayer, Ph.D. brings over 13 years of experience in training, organizational development, and executive management. Her areas of expertise include communication, influencing and negotiation processes and skills, knowledge management, leadership development and change management. She has worked with companies of all sizes and across various industries, including consumer products, healthcare, information technology, pharmaceutical, finance and professional services. Through connecting her work to the overall goals and objectives of the organization, she helps clients create a positive, sustainable impact on the organization’s bottom line.
Prior to joining Vantage Partners, Dr. Rayer was the CEO of BPYI, Inc., a health and wellness company, where she led the company to increased, sustainable growth by developing profitable alliances and partnerships. As Managing Principal of Elevation Strategies, she consulted with organizations on relationship management, leadership and operational challenges. In this role, one of her larger consulting engagements was designing and implementing a negotiation strategy for the sales force of Pepsi USA. Additional positions Dr. Rayer has held include Chief Knowledge Officer for Thinking Sun, Inc., a consultant with DBM and an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Rayer earned her Ph.D. in Psychoeducational Processes from Temple University. Her dissertation and work were in the field of organizational development and adult learning.