Brigid Riley founded B. E. Riley Consulting in 2011 with the intention of supporting others in moving their work forward. She specializes in group facilitation; training and coaching; and community engagement. Brigid brings experience from the public health arena, the nonprofit sector, and from all levels of government to support positive change. She is a Certified Technology of Participation (ToP®) Facilitator and Mentor Trainer, using internationally-recognized facilitation tools developed by the Institute of Cultural Affairs that emphasize authentic participation by all. She has honed her facilitation
practice by working alongside local, state and national clients.
Brigid holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Saint Catherine, Saint Paul, MN, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Minnesota. She is an alumna of the Policy Fellows program at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs, and the Emerging Leaders Network, a leadership development program of Minnesota public health associations. In 2011, she received the Betty Hubbard Maternal and Child Health Leadership Award from the Minnesota Department of Health for her work to promote adolescent sexual health for Minnesota youth.