Enspira Startup Studio prepares young companies for growth with lean, innovative HR systems that optimize employee performance while enabling cultural evolution--all at the speed your organization demands.contact us
We develop bespoke, scalable HR systems based on in-depth analysis of your needs and best-in-class industry knowledge, and implement them at the right time in your organization's life cycle.
As a startup ourselves, Enspira applies the same visionary, forward-thinking approach that defines your company's products and services to the internal functions and systems that enable your talent.
Meaningful alignment of purpose, values and behaviors, and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
Employee programs, policies and processes development
Total rewards strategy planning and implementation
Recruitment, resource planning and new-talent onboarding
Efficiencies and capabilities optimization across your organization
Goal-setting, performance appraisal and growth strategy analysis
evaluating and understanding the “how” and “why” of each leadership team member’s work style facilitates meaningful collaboration
grapsing what motivates and engages your employees today and in the future lays the groundwork for sustainable growth
Aligning your leadership team on how to prioritize and make tradeoffs sets a course for successful growth
understanding the importance of accountability and decision-making at every point in a startup’s journey is often the key to success
Setting goals and systematically removing obstacles empowers employees and boosts productivity
Crystal has over 10 years of experience in investment banking, client management, human resources and talent acquisition. Prior to Enspira, she held roles at Biogen, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) and Barclays. She holds an MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business, an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in Finance and International Business, and is an active alumna within her academic communities. Crystal is based in Boston and is an avid traveler, sports enthusiast, and loves trying new recipes.
Anika has over 13 years of diverse human resources experience, crossing disciplines between the HR generalist function, talent development, and technology & operations. Prior to Enspira, she worked at multiple fast-growth startups, including Pinterest and Mozilla. Most recently, Anika led the HR strategy & operations team for Old Navy, while also participating as the co-chair of Gap Inc.’s Women in Leadership Employee Resource Group. Anika earned her BS in Business Administration, with a concentration in Human Resources, from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Anika enjoys running, wine tasting, and hanging out at the pool or golf course with her husband and sons.
Aaron has over 15 years of experience across Human Capital and Business Process Consulting and leading various in-house HR roles at Nissan (US and Europe) and Change Healthcare. For the past three years, he has been applying, teaching, and facilitating Human-Centric Design / Design Thinking methodology across workforce transformation and customer and employee experience initiatives. He holds a BS in Economics and Human & Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from The George Washington University School of Business. Aaron and his wife enjoy trying out new recipes in the kitchen, experimenting with new food and wine while traveling, and enjoying time with friends and their two black labs.
A recent MBA graduate of Northeastern University, Peter brings deep and diverse experience in brand management, innovation, and design to Enspira. Prior to graduate school, he began his career in New York City as a freelance brand consultant and multimedia producer for tech startups. After co-founding his own restaurant consultancy, he returned to Boston in 2017 to pursue his MBA with a focus in corporate innovation. A lifelong musician and adventurer, Peter enjoys playing music, hiking, and watching his favorite TV shows with his partner in Boston, MA.
Katie is a recent graduate of Saint Lawrence University, where she earned a BA in Business and Economics and minored in Film Studies. While there, she was involved with a wide range of student organizations and held multiple leadership positions in her sorority. Based in Connecticut, Katie enjoys traveling, running, and photography.