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alli goldberg
​& jen jamula

Founders, Creative Directors, & Lead Facilitators
Allison Goldberg + Jen Jamula are co-creative directors of GoldJam Creative, a company dedicated to exploring the influence of the Digital Age on communication, and to bringing comedy and creativity to the workplace. The duo couples their background in performance with extensive research to create and facilitate communication skills trainings across the world.

Jen and Alli were featured on the cover of Time Out New York, which ranked them among “The 10 funniest women in NYC”. They are co-creators of Blogologues, a sketch comedy show in which internet content is performed live and verbatim. Blogologues has been featured in Newsweek, The Daily Beast, CBS, The Huffington Post, NPR and more. Alli and Jen have created content for brands such as The Guardian and Time Out New York, are Creative Consultants, and have spoken and performed at conferences nationwide, including SXSW, Internet Week, and TheLi.st Summit.

Both Alli and Jen are graduates of Yale University.

molly meyer

business development & client experience
Molly leads business development and client experience for GoldJam Creative, in addition to spearheading research and assisting with exercise generation. She works with new and existing clients, manages partnership efforts, and liaises with companies to better understand their culture and issues in order to maximize the efficacy of GoldJam's programming. She ensures a seamless and easy experience working with GoldJam, and assists Jen and Alli in continually updating and developing GoldJam's training programs.

Molly is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Email Molly to begin your relationship with the GoldJam team!

ava eisenson

Research & content lead
Ava is a New York City-based coach, teacher, experience designer and professional actor. In addition to developing workshops with GoldJam Creative, she’s helped teach and train teams at: Bark Box, The Penrose, Sweet Afton, The Bonnie, STREETS International, SPACE on Ryder Farm, and Woodshed Collective.  She’s currently the creative consultant and content editor to comedian Matt Smith McCormick and works as a private audition and block-breakthrough/goal management coach to a variety of actors and artists.  She is also an experience architect and facilitator for the groundbreaking project, SecondBody, that is reinventing how we connect. As a performer Ava has had the privilege to work for a wide range of companies, including: Warner Brothers, Netflix, CBS, AMC, The Lark, Attic Theatre Company, TownStages, Nonsense NYC, The Wild Project, Luna Stage, Sightline Theatre, Wide-Eyed Productions, Superhero Clubhouse, Pipeline Theatre Company, Marvell Repertory, EST, Ars Nova, and The New Ohio. Her corporate clients include: Dunkin’ Donuts, Viacom, Acuvue, Hormel, IBM and Venus.

Ava is a graduate of Boston University.

david friedlander

facilitator
David is a professional actor, comedian, and corporate trainer. After receiving his MFA in Dramatic Art from the University of North Carolina, David spent a decade living and working in New York City as an actor and improviser where he was twice favorably reviewed in the New York Times for his performances with New York Classical Theatre. As a comedian he continued to work with ComedySportz New York as well as trained with Upright Citizen's Brigade while also performing regionally up and down the East Coast in plays, commercials, and tv shows. All of the work naturally transitioned into corporate trainings with GoldJam Creative and others over the past seven years. With GoldJam, David has led trainings in Male Allyship, Presenting with Impact, Pitch Coaching, among others. Clients have included Fortune 100 and 500 companies in industries as varied as Management Consulting, Tech Services, Retail Leaders, Law Firms, and Investment Banks.

David met GoldJam Creative co-founders Alli Goldberg and Jen Jamula while studying with them at Yale University.

ian holcomb

facilitator
Ian Holcomb is a trained behavioral coach and a professional actor. After receiving his BFA from The University of Minnesota, Ian trained in London with The Royal National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, and John Barton, and in Dublin with The Gaiety School. He has appeared Off-Broadway, in major regional theaters, and on several web series. Ian’s acting work has naturally transitioned into corporate trainings with GoldJam Creative and others over the past five years, where Ian has led programs in Unconscious Bias and Allyship, Feedback, Interviewing, Pitch Coaching, and a variety of other skills, and has worked across industries as varied as Management Consulting, Tech Services, Retail Leaders, Law Firms, and Investment Banks.

lindsey moore ford

facilitator
After graduating from Yale, Lindsey Moore Ford moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in Hollywood! As you can imagine, up and coming actors have multiple day jobs. Lindsey's eclectic mix of jobs includes teaching and performing with the award winning Story Pirates as well as facilitating outdoor experiential learning with Fulcrum Adventures. Lindsey has led creativity, leadership and team building workshops for USC Marshall school of business, Fox, Hulu NBC Universal, Harvard Westlake, the Brentwood schools and many many more. She loves helping people understand each other better and work together more creatively and more openly.

tina lee

facilitator
Tina Lee is a creative communications professional with over 20 years experience in editing, film, event production, and large-scale project management. She has served as an Assistant Vice President for a high-profile health care trade association, developing media products that garnered national attention. Her strength as a communicator is bridging complicated technical content with a less technical audience, leveraging many different modalities and technologies, and building consensus among stakeholders with competing priorities.

In addition to her corporate work, Tina is a published playwright and fiction writer, produced screenwriter, and performer. She has written and performed one-person shows at the PIT Theater, the Korea Society, The New School, NuYorican Poets Café, the YWCA, and the HERE/Lincoln Center Theatre’s American Living Room series.

Her fiction has been published by Joyland, River City Journal, and Kalliope. She earned her BA at YaleUniversity and her MFA in Fiction Writing at Sarah Lawrence College.

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