Our diverse team from a wide range of professional backgrounds combines real-world business experience with improv training to help you harvest the strength and confidence needed to tackle uncomfortable situations head on.

Our facilitators are proud to partner with you—acting as an extension of your business—to provide 100% customized programs, training, and insights designed with your specific needs in mind.

Meet the Ensemble

Karen Hough
Founder & CEO

She is an Amazon #1 bestselling author, Founder of a Top 1% in the US – Woman-Owned business, Yale grad and passionate improviser.

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Melissa Smolko
Chief Operating Officer

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April Olt
Senior Director of Content and Talent

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Lauren Eiter
Director of Business Development

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Dionysia Williams
Executive Facilitator

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Michael Shepperd
Senior Facilitator

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Jason Sudy
Executive Facilitator

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Alex Lefeld
Engagement Manager and Senior Facilitator

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Karen Hewitt, M. Ed.
Senior Facilitator

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Michelle Wilson
Senior Facilitator

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Kevin Kula
Lead, Data Literacy & Digital Experience

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Nikki Montana
Facilitator

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Kit Murphy
Executive Coach

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Jamie Pachino
Senior Facilitator and Writer

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Erika Jackson
Lead Instructional Designer and Senior Facilitator

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Mike Everett-Lane
Founder and Senior Facilitator

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Sonda Staley
Facilitator

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David Thompson
Senior Facilitator

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Nancy Weintraub
Executive Coach

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Cary Mitchell
Facilitator

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