Team Members

The secret to our success is our team

At Steople Group we pride ourselves on sourcing the best talent and experience to deliver a successful outcome every time.

As organizational psychologists, you can leverage our deep understanding of the complexities of human behavior in business settings. As experienced business people, we know how to translate that psychological perspective into practical and strategic value — use our unique ability not only to generate keen insights but also provide the counsel to leverage your team effectively.

Cristina Filippo

Ph.D., Founder and CEO

Before launching her own successful consultancies, Cristina worked with leadership teams within a large healthcare organization. She quickly realized, as did her clients, that the science of behavior and the success of business enterprises were inseparable. Since then, her life’s work has been to help grow great leaders who then build great companies.

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Isaias Centeno

Chief Marketing Strategy Officer

Isaias has 25+ years of experience as a producer and production manager in the entertainment industry.  His ability to see the big picture, staying true to our brand, and execute on initiatives makes him an incredibly valuable team member.

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Susan Kight

Chief of Staff

Susan has a proven track record in education, business consulting, event coordination, senior-level executive support, management and training. She is committed to excellence in helping others find solutions. One client summed up one of her greatest traits as “being able to predict a need and then close the loop.”

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Dr. Michael Leiter

Principle Consultant

Michael's goal is to improve relationship with work. He has been professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Deakin University in the Faculty of Health and Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health at Acadia University. Michael consults with organizations to prevent burnout and build work engagement.

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Layla Bokhari-Lima

Ph.D., Senior Consultant

Layla specializes in providing talent development, executive coaching, organizational design, and change management support. Her emphasis with organizations is to ensure diversity, equity and inclusiveness (DE&I) are incorporated into daily practices.

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Shelli Jackson

Ph.D., Senior Consultant

Shelli has a passion for partnering with leaders to establish and sustain vibrant workplace cultures, build high functioning teams, and evolve their own leadership effectiveness.  She combines her expertise in human behavior and interpersonal dynamics with a keen business acumen and enthusiasm for helping others grow.

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Sunni Lampasso

PsyD, Senior Consultant

Sunni is passionate about a holistic approach to leadership development and wellness in the workplace. Using her expertise in behavior change and wellness, she partners with leaders to develop their leadership toolkit and create thriving workplace cultures.

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NaTasha Jordan

Ph.D., Senior Consultant

NaTasha delivers a special combination of abilities and insights to support business succeed. With her expertise in psychology, she specializes in strategic planning while assisting businesses in developing stronger relationships with their customers and driving growth. Her career has taken her from her dedication to the United States Air Force to giving back in the boardroom, where she provides guidance for APA Divisions.

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Julie Horn

M.ED., Client Account Manager

Julie brings to Steople a wealth of experience working in higher education with a variety of constituents including students, faculty, administrators, and executives. She is organized, project focused, detail-oriented, empathetic and a problem solver. Providing a liaison role in many of her past positions, Julie is uniquely positioned to provide connections to ensure successful relationships between our clients and consultants.

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