We can’t wait to meet you.

Saterman Connect are a team of natural, instinctive collaborators with a deep-rooted passion for culture change. While we each have our own distinct experience, specialties and certifications, we’re driven by a set of shared beliefs that allow us to work with all types of organizations across a wide range of industries to produce remarkable results.

D.E.I.B. is in our DNA.

We understand the complexities of our world and dig deep into the topics and issues at hand to ensure we can support your organization with insights, actions and awareness. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging is embedded into our processes, actions and behaviors. This awareness allows us to better partner with your organization as you navigate your future.

Ethnically diverse
leadership teams
are 36% more
likely to be
profitable.

(McKinsey)

We live our values every day.

From our commitment to safe and non-judgmental environments to the importance of conscientiousness and a growth mindset, we live our values every day. You can see these come alive in the work we do and how we act. We take company values very seriously and will help you and your people turn shared cultural values into powerful, motivating beliefs.

Balance

Well-being is the cornerstone of a culture that supports everyone and encourages engagement and fulfillment.

Conscientiousness

Understanding how your intentions will be seen, heard, and felt are the best route to positive impact.

Courage

Addressing difficult topics isn’t easy, but courageous conversations can change everything.

Growth Mindset

Real transformation exists when you are open to new possibilities and accept that change is constant.

Safety

Cultural evolution and growth are only possible when people feel safe in judgment-free environments.

Vulnerability

Leaders who share their vulnerabilities connect more deeply with everyone in their organization.

It all starts with your people.

Our mission is to unlock your organization’s full potential, beginning with your people. Whether we’re focused on developing and growing leaders, helping you define your business or learning strategy, or tackling big conversations around diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, it all starts with you listening to and empowering your people.

What makes us unique.

We have been in your shoes.
Our expertise on both sides of the client relationship gives us a unique perspective on the challenges you face, but we’re not trying to be the heroes. We are here to empower your organization and the people that define it. 
We are invested in real change
We want to help you create significant and focused growth within your organization. By creating deeper connections with your employees, and helping them see and understand the change that is underway, we uncover your true business potential together.
We tailor our solutions.
We leverage coaching, learning, leadership development and communications strategies to connect, grow, and nurture individuals, teams and organizations.
We are hands on.
We don’t encourage from the sidelines. We immerse ourselves in your culture and create connections with your employees directly, through face-to-face conversations, focus groups, coaching, and more. We will help you refine your strategies through doing, not just saying.
We create versatile tools
The digital products we build make it easy for you to flexibly tailor initiatives and communications across your organization for targeted long-term impact and value.
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What makes us unique.

Our team.

This is us. A close-knit team with highly diverse backgrounds and skill sets, coming together with a singular purpose to deliver powerfully on your objectives and exceed your expectations.

MANAGING PARTNER, FOUNDER
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MANAGING PARTNER, FOUNDER
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OFFICE CONNECTOR &
CULTURE MANAGER
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Angela Edwards

STRATEGIC PARTNER
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Kurt Edwards

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Our community.

Beyond our core team you’ll have access to a hand-picked community of partners and collaborators, who strengthen and enrich our skills and perspectives even further. Together we’re stronger, and our community is growing all the time.
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Give back.

At Saterman Connect, we strive to empower organizations to recognize ongoing cultural transformations happening in their business and impact the communities in which they live and work – it’s core to who we are. Our team seeks to create opportunities for people from all backgrounds and advocate for equitable and inclusive representation of every individual. We are proud sponsors of the Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) where Josh serves on the board of directors as a Vice-Chair and Co-Chair for the Programs Committee, and Nettie sits on the Programs Committee Taskforce.

Our Clients.

Our clients rock! We are proud of the work we are doing with them. Here is a sneak peek at a few.

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Josh Saterman

MANAGING PARTNER, FOUNDER

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Josh was born in Miami but now lives in Harlem New York with his amazing husband and cat. His favorite food is pizza––is it bad to eat it everyday?

A proud HMI.org executive Board Member, Josh loves all animals (except snakes), traveling the world and exploring new cultures, and his great hope is for a world that listens better.

His superpower is being a connector and his professional passion is unlocking client’s superpowers and seeing where it takes them. He strongly believes “there’s awakening when you aren’t focused on yourself.”

Favorite quote: “Two roads diverged in a wood and I— I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost

You can check out Josh’s full CV on LinkedIn here.

Michael Saterman

MANAGING PARTNER, FOUNDER

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A native New Yorker, Michael lived in the midwest and the American south before settling back in Harlem, New York where he lives with his understanding and thoughtful husband and cat.

Michael is very much at home in the creative outlet of a busy kitchen, both baking (try his signature sourdough if you get the chance) and cooking (he makes a mean Korean short rib).

Creative and positive from a young age, Michael loves to exercise and believes that if you don’t challenge yourself, you don’t know yourself. His superpower is distilling diverse ideas and input from a room full of visionary people to clearly define the best route forward.

My motto: A brand isn’t what you say it is. It’s what employees & customers say about you when you’re not present.

Favorite quote: “Great companies don’t hire skilled people and motivate them, they hire already motivated people and inspire them.” – Simon Sinek

You can view Michael’s full profile on LinkedIn here.

Nettie Nitzberg

MANAGING PARTNER

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Born in Niagara Falls, NY, Nettie now lives in South Boston, Massachusetts. She’s the mother of two beautiful independent women, and a rescue dog named ‘Tex’. She has an awesome husband who loves surprising her with special milestone birthday gifts.

Nettie’s dual passions are eyeglasses in all colors and shapes, and any organizing and decorating project that allows her to play with color, plants, flowers, and pillows. Lots of pillows.

Nettie is always excited to meet new people and make new friends, so it’s no surprise that her superpower is connecting people. Something she especially enjoys putting it to good use over a glass of wine.

My motto: “You can never have enough friends.”

Favorite quote: “The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention.” – Rachel Naomi Remen

You can dive into Nettie’s full profile on LinkedIn here.

Michelle Ostroff

Office Connector & Culture Manager

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A born-and-raised New Yorker, Michelle resides in Manhattan. She’s thankful to have her father, mother, and sister all within a 30-block radius of her apartment. 

On any given day, Michelle is creating engaging social media ties for Saterman Connect, at auditions, or shooting commercials and films expanding her acting career. An avid dog lover and homebody, with a love for playing music, Michelle most recently has taken up the ukulele.

She loves to make unique deep connections and throws herself into learning people’s stories. She feels for those in a way that she puts herself in their situation. It’s no wonder empathy is her #1 superpower!

My motto: Do what makes you feel whole – regardless of the climb it takes to get there. 

Favorite quote: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

David Lunken

STRATEGIC PARTNER

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An entrepreneur and creative problem solver, David spent his youth and college years in New York state before he headed to Bloomington, IN for his MBA. In 1992 he took a job in Baltimore and never left the city.

He loves to get up early – usually way too early for his family of two dogs, three daughters, and amazing wife Jessica. He uses these early starts to indulge his main passions of gardening, cooking, and Triathlon, and is always training for the next event.

A true businessman, David started out selling candy at six years of age from his radio flyer wagon and created a t-shirt business drawing stick people during college. 

David’s superpower is Connecting the Dots – quickly understanding a business and developing simple solutions for complex problems. He’s been doing it for more than 20 years, working inside organizations to drive results and get things done.

My motto – Show up!     

Favorite Quote: “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotl

Natalie Spiro

STRATEGIC PARTNER

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Natalie is an authentic globetrotter. Born in Tel Aviv, she grew up in Johannesburg, and now lives in San Diego, California – having spent time in Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia in between.

She loves everything adventuresome, gastronomic, and wine related (her favorite food is Asian, unsurprisingly.) Her greatest achievements – and joys – were climbing Machu Pichu in four days and riding 550 miles from San Francisco to Los Angeles raising money for AIDS research.

Her ‘why’ is to shift and change energy on this planet by one or by many, and her superpower is being an Inspiring Energy Shifter, unlocking clients’ abilities to step into the best humans they can possibly be. Natalie strongly believes in the power of community and Ubuntu – ‘I am who I am because of those around me’.

My motto: “If you want to run fast, run alone. If you want to run far, run together.” 

Favorite quote: Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph waldo Emerson