PI Midlantic

Elite Partner

About PI Midlantic

PI Midlantic’s 35 years of experience, 28 dedicated advisors, 550+ clients, and 90%+ retention rate has led us to believe that above all else, your talent is everything.

Our focus has always been becoming our clients’ trusted advisors to help them better understand what drives their people—and how to motivate and engage them so they are positioned for success. Let us put the power of the PI science in your hands as we work side-by-side with you to ensure its success. World-class technology combined with passionate business advisors has allowed us to do what we love for nearly four decades: improving the performance, engagement, and lives of the people we touch.

Team Leaders

Steve Picarde

Founder & CEO

Steve is the CEO and founder of PI Midlantic, the largest PI Certified Partner in the world. He works with clients worldwide and is a speaker on leadership development and talent management, an executive coach, and a board member for corporate and community organizations. Steve and his team partner with senior executives in over 600 companies, helping them achieve superior results by aligning talent with goals. Steve lives, works, and boats in Annapolis with his wonderful (and tolerant) family.

Steve Picarde, Jr.


Steve joined PI Midlantic in 2001 and has spent the last 17 years as a PI consultant. He was officially promoted to President in 2017. He is a trusted advisor with a focus on aligning a people strategy with his client’s business strategy. He currently supports 80+ clients, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500’s. Steve has been awarded Predictive Index’s “Associate of the Year” in years past. He lives in Annapolis, MD with his wife and three children.

David Lunken

Senior Consultant

David joined PI Midlantic in 2008 with over 20 years of experience as a results-driven senior executive in operations, sales, and marketing. He is an expert in analyzing complex business issues and developing and implementing effective solutions. David focuses on partnering with leaders to build effective teams and helping organizations align their people with their business strategies through a combination of insight, education, and coaching. David lives in Baltimore with his family.

Melanie Wood

Senior Consultant

Melanie joined PI Midlantic in 2013. From executive development and team-building to strategic optimization, Melanie's the go-to trainer due to her ability to increase engagement and improve leadership effectiveness. Melanie works with organizations to understand their teams, increase self-awareness, and elevate leaders. Adept at building employee trust, she has a unique ability to identify and satisfy customers’ needs regardless of industry. Melanie lives in Chesapeake, VA with her husband.

PI Midlantic has helped me with 'learning how to better hire, manage, and coach based on behaviors.

Martina D'Antonio - Vice President of Sales

PI Midlantic helps me to have a better read on my employees and what motivates them so that I can be a better manager.

Heather Anuszewski

PI Midlantic and the Predictive Index provide me with awareness of how coworkers perceive my message.

Paul Torcoletti - District Manager