Ellen Stepansky

Corentus Learning & Organizational Consultant

Ellen is dedicated to enhancing leadership and team impact through greater self-awareness and creativity.

As a Learning & Organizational Consultant, Ellen combines her experience with organizational development and technology to create instructional design that is both engaging and human-centered. Ellen also works at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy as a Human Resources Generalist, and previously worked at Oxfam. She has expertise in leadership coaching and team facilitation, and is known to adeptly read and respond to a room.

Ellen holds a Master's in Organizational Psychology from William James College, formerly The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. During her Masters program she facilitated a workshop for Kids4Peace focused on group dynamics and conflict-resolution for Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders in Israel. She is certified in the Kantor Instrument, a leadership assessment and coaching tool based in structural dynamics that encourages self-awareness of preferences and behavior. The impact of the technique is the establishment of a shared language that enhances communication and self-compassion.

Ellen performs improvisational comedy and enjoys bringing its core concepts and a creative bent to her organizational design work. She also enjoys singing at weddings and other venues in Boston. She lives in Somerville with her partner and German Shepherd dog.

Professional Highlights

  • 10 years experience combined organizational development and human resources

  • Expertise in emotional intelligence, technology, and blending the two


  • MA in Organizational Psychology, William James College

  • BFA in Musical Theater, Emerson College

Assessment Tools

  • Kantor Instrument

  • TypeCoach Verifier

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