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. In her classes and workshops she helps people become better listeners, team players, leaders, and communicators. Her physically engaging and playful workshops are relevant to all fields of life; participants of her workshops vary from college professors to engineers and from web developers to lawyers.
Jessie gained her formal education at USF and NYU. Throughout her career she has worked with Fortune 500 companies and companies such as CBS, Paramount Pictures, MTV and Sesame Workshop. She also facilitates communication skills workshops and speaks at conferences worldwide.
The Improv Effect has worked with businesses such as
Aerostar Environmental Services
Affinity Law Firm
Blue Box Group
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Citizens Property Insurance
First Coast Apartment Association
Florida Proton Therapy Institute
Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
Hands on Jacksonville
Jump Start Lab
MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
Multiple Myeloma Group Jax
Naval Air Station Jax
Norwegian Cruise Line
Proton Therapy Institute
The Comedy Zone
The Department of Defense
The Florida Youth Division
University of North Florida
We have also been a guest speaker at BizConf, Madison Ruby, Conferencia Rails, Ruby Hoedown, CodeMash, Northern Lights Conf, The Rotary Club, UXMad, Snow Mobile Conf, Mountain West Ruby Conf, Jacksonville Alumnae Panhellenic Association, UXMad, Handson Jacksonville, Local Applause, Southside Men’s Business Club, Entrepreneur Organization, Networth and more.