Cory Schneider

Director of Consulting and Strategy

The flower doesn’t dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes. 

Mark Nepo

Cory Schneider is Director of Consulting and Strategy, where he leads a team of practitioners who partner with organizations to assess the current state of their IDEA efforts and activate fit-for-purpose IDEA strategies, functions, and initiatives.  

Inspired by humanistic psychology, Cory is passionately dedicated to helping organizations build affirmative environments that positively impact individuals and teams to maximize their full potential, health, and wellbeing.  

As a licensed psychotherapist (LMFT) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Cory has been practicing mental health for more than ten years. In 2013, Cory received the Paul K. Stark Warrior Award from the City of West Hollywood for his contribution of mental health services in HIV/AIDS.

Cory identifies as Caucasian, was born and raised outside of Austin, Texas (on a farm), and identifies as a gay male. He is a husband, dog-dad, entrepreneur, activist, and explorer.  Cory thrives on transforming organizational culture and environments to be more inclusive. 

The flower doesn’t dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes. 

Mark Nepo