People are complicated

but your solutions don't have to be. 



Dolores Tersigni, Founder

Our Story

Competition for talent is at an all-time high.  By creating innovative and straightforward people solutions, we help organizations attract and retain the best talent while they are in hyper-growth stage and beyond. 



Ellavate's mission is to help our clients professionalize and transform their workforce while enabling them to build sustainable cultures that scale. 



Our Leadership Development Program is designed for employees to become their most effective selves, allowing for immediate impact and maximum engagement in their roles.  Our Coaching Program is customized and targeted for VP and C-Level executives, encouraging them to uncover and navigate blind spots.  



We are able to quickly identify what is most critical for employees, helping leaders get to the right answers faster.  Success is measured through the trust we build with our clients, and the transformation we have to their business.

Our Services

Talent Acquisition 

Strategies to attract, recruit and retain.



Embedded Recruiters

Candidate Pipelines

Hiring Rubrics & Scorecards

Employer Branding

ATS Selection & Implementation





Human Resources

Targeted and customized workforce solutions.



Organizational Design

Employee Engagement

Performance Management

Compensation Strategy

Training & Workshops 

Investing in current and future leaders.



Skills-Based Interviewing

Company Culture & Values

Fundamentals of Management

Giving & Receiving Feedback

Managing Conflict & Tough Conversations





Coaching Programs

Unlocking potential and cultivating purpose.



Performance Coaching for C-Level & VPs

Talent Acquisition Coaching for Hiring Managers

Career Coaching for Individual Contributors

Leadership Training for Executive Teams

Our Team

Working at the intersection of where the people meet the business, Dolores advises her clients using a direct, pragmatic, and supportive approach.   She believes who you are as a person is how you show up as a leader.   



By encouraging honesty and transparency, Dolores coaches executives towards driving clarity, managing high-performance teams and being compassionate leaders.  She is here to help her clients connect the dots they didn't even know existed.



Dolores has two decades of experience in People Operations, her primary areas of expertise are Executive Coaching, Business Partner Support, Human Resources Management, Talent Acquisition Strategy, and Organizational Design.



Dolores is based in NYC and LA.  Connect with her on LinkedIn.

Janelle is a Human Resources Leader who equips organizations to grow top talent through Learning & Development, Corporate Responsibility, and Diversity & Inclusion.   



Janelle began her career leading global community initiatives before transitioning to the Ernst & Young Talent Development Center of Excellence.   From there, she started consulting with clients in the education, technology, and financial services sectors. 



Janelle specializes in leadership and professional development training, strategic communications, systems building, and program management. She advises several nonprofits, teaches workshops and gives lectures. 



Janelle is based in NYC.  Connect with her on LinkedIn

Karyn is a Global Talent Acquisition leader, having built teams across EMEA, APAC, and North America.  She has extensive experience in the areas of Talent Development, Recruitment Strategies, and Recruiting Operations. 



Karyn specializes in Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, and Creative Design roles with a focus on building global sales teams at the local and enterprise level. 



Karyn's approach is to understand business needs and assess current talent prior to developing a go-to-market strategy.  In addition, she has a passion for how brands interact with talent, advocating for outstanding candidate experience.  



Karyn is based in Seattle, WA. Connect with her on LinkedIn

Elizabeth is a people-driven leader passionate about creative purpose, healthy cultures, and diversity in organizations.  She has held pivotal roles in building startups and developing grass-roots partnerships that sustain over time.  



With a passion for holistic cultural renewal, Elizabeth has designed and implemented leadership development strategies for purpose-driven NGOs.  She has extensive experience in inspiring and mobilizing teams, coaching, and business development. 



Elizabeth is avid about the "why" behind brands, organizations, and leaders.  She is driven by the desire to help companies and their people Level Up!



Elizabeth is based in NYC.  Connect with her on LinkedIn.

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