University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Erica Marx

Improviser, Improv4

Erica Marx is an improviser and leadership and team effectiveness coach who has over 15 years experience working with businesses, organizations, and university students.

She is the founder of Ithaca Improv, where she regularly teaches improv classes and runs communication skills trainings for organizations in Ithaca, NY. She is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF), a NYS certified conflict mediator and a certified practitioner through the International Applied Improvisation Network. She is on the leadership team for the Northeast Regional group of the Applied Improvisation Network and has presented at their conference for the past five years. She facilitates applied improvisational trainings with Improv4, a corporate improv training company specializing in cultivating leadership, communication, and team effectiveness skills for companies.

She completed her BS at Cornell University and has a Master’s in Interdisciplinary Ecology from the University of Florida.

Session: Applying Improv Comedy to Create Positive Company Culture

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