Jacob Lawrence, M.Ed.
Jacob Lawrence is a Team-Building Workshop Facilitator, Event MC, and Speaker who utilizes his “part entertainer, part educator” style to engage with audiences. He is the founder of I Make Work Fun where he hosts events and facilitates a variety of "Funshops" (because who wouldn't choose a funshop over a workshop?!) focused on company culture and team dynamics.
With a contagious and positive personality, Jacob thrives on bringing joy to others. His comfort zone is in front of people, putting a smile on their face. His expertise covers team-building activities, management training, and company culture.
Jacob is out to prove that work and fun are NOT opposites. With his Team-Building Funshops, Jacob creates an environment that blends fun with professional development. Through interactive discussions and activities, he demonstrates how strategic fun can be the key to addressing major engagement and retention issues in the workplace.
Jacob’s Event MC style mixes energy, interactive elements, and humor into everything in order to be as captivating as possible. As a natural public speaker, Jacob is rarely more comfortable than when he is on a stage in front of a large audience.
Jacob has hosted over 50 events, facilitated over 50 training sessions, and led hundreds of team-building activities. He holds an M.Ed. in Higher Education from North Carolina State University and a B.A. in Interpersonal Communication from Bowling Green State University.