Jesse Favre is a Senior Trainer with the KU Public Management Center and teaches professional development courses on leadership, supervision, performance improvement, and more. She received a Bachelor of Arts from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and dual Master of Business Administration-Master of Social Work focused in healthcare management from Washington University in St. Louis. She also completed a 2-year postgraduate administrative fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital, focusing on Lean performance improvement. She followed this training with an external certification in Lean management. Jesse’s work experience has been concentrated primarily in the healthcare sector, including reproductive healthcare and pediatric hospital care. She currently works as a quality improvement consultant at Children’s Hospital Association, the national trade association for children’s hospitals. There, she contributes improvement science expertise to national pediatric quality initiatives by managing expert work groups, coaching member hospital teams, and contributing to manuscript and professional presentations.