As the founder and owner of The IMPROV EFFECT, Jessie weds her lifelong passion for and expertise in applied improvisation with the fast paced demands of the corporate world. She weaves applied improv skills into the culture of a companies to instills a safe place for creative change-makers to energize, collaborate, and produce innovations. The Improv Effect's experiential courses give participants a way to discover the importance of teamwork, effective communication skills, creativity and innovation. Jessie gained her formal education at USF and NYU. Throughout her career she has worked with Fortune 500 companies and companies such as Expedia, Johnson & Johnson, Getty Images and MTV. She also facilitates workshops and speaks at conferences worldwide.