Meet Dr. Brigid Belko Gorton


From higher education, government, and community development work, Brigid has 15 years of combined cross-sector experience. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina- Greensboro in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University, and a B.S. in Natural Resources with minors in Nonprofit Studies, Environmental Science, and Forestry from NC State University.

Brigid resides in St. Petersburg, FL with her husband, Richard Gorton, and their son, Raymond. They are working on experiencing all 50 states and dote on their rescue dogs, Ada and Shadow, a little too much.

Brigid Belko Gorton

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Brigid’s Approach

Imagine the world and everyone in it through strengths. Do you see the infinite possibilities? Brigid Belko Gorton does, and this is how she views the world and its people every day. Tune in weekly to learn something new about yourself and those you care about through this wild world of CliftonStrengths.

Brigid Belko Gorton is a Gallup-certified Strengths Coach and is the owner of Stronger Not Harder. As a Maximizer, she has the strength that loves Strengths! She loves finding what makes people tick and working with them to maximize those skills to reach success. Beyond CliftonStrengths, Brigid utilizes a variety of qualitative and quantitative data analysis methods to help teams achieve their biggest goals and tackle their toughest challenges.

Previous Clients

First Citizens Bank

Virginia International Raceway

Big Brothers Big Sisters

First Piedmont

The City of Danville

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