Our Team

Our Awesome Team!

We look forward to meeting you in person. In addition to our awesome team members here, we have access to an amazing community of talented trainers and facilitators when several consultants are required. We have worked with small and large groups and look forward to working with yours!


Lisa Safran, President & Applied Improvisation Facilitator & Training Strategist

President & Applied Improvisation Facilitator & Training Strategist

Lisa Safran

Lisa, Founder, Executive Coach & Training Strategist of Improv Consultants combines her background in theatre and education to support business leaders and teams in strengthening communication and leadership skills… {more}

Improv Consultants Awesome Team Facilitator Laura Derry photo

Applied Improvisation Facilitator Consultant

Laura Derry

Laura was a scripted actor terrified of improv but after her first class, it was so much fun she hasn’t stopped doing it. Laura performs improv all over the Bay Area… {more}

Improv Consultants Awesome Team Facilitator Chris Sams photo

Applied Improvisation Facilitator Consultant

Chris Sams

Chris delights in using improvisational theater technique as a trainer-facilitator to teach leadership, communication, adaptability, creativity, innovation, presence, storytelling, collaboration, teamwork, team building, and on-the-spot thinking…{more}


Kate Fitzsimmons, Writer

Kate Fitzsimmons, Writing Consultant

Kate Fitzsimmons

We are thrilled to be collaborating with Kate Fitzsimmons! Kate is an accomplished writer who is endlessly curious and enjoys connecting the dots when researching a topic. She knows that quality content creation often relies on in-depth research. Her interviewing and writing skills were honed as a contributing editor to The San Francisco Review of Books and Maiden Voyages magazines. She also worked as a freelance reporter for Bay Area newspapers. Her journalism and photography assignments have appeared in local and national publications. Her grant writing taught her the importance of data driven research. {more}

Stephanie Ericson, Social Media Guru

Stephanie Ericson, Social Media Guru Consultant

Stephanie Ericson

Stephanie is our Social Media Guru and we are thrilled to have her find and curate the best resources to share with our clients, colleagues, and friends out there in social media land! We are pretty sure that Milo her adorable and sweet tempered dog is sitting by her side every step of the way!  {more}

If you have experience in applied improvisation or another marketable skill that you think would serve us well, please feel free to contact us and we will see if it’s a fit!

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