JOSIE ELIZABETH DAVIS is the founder and chief creative officer of Curmudgeon Group, a creative strategy and production firm based in Chicago. Davis has produced and directed works in Seattle, Buenos Aires, and Chicago, in genres ranging from literature and media arts to film, performance, and dance. She is on the board of directors of Kindling Group, a Chicago-based nonfiction media studio crafting high quality content and high impact campaigns that inspire, entertain, and ignite change. An avid conservationist and supporter of WWF, she recently worked with the City of Chicago on a multimedia benefit campaign to expand awareness about conservation in coral reefs and the Amazon River Basin among urban youth and economically diverse demographics. As a member of the WWF National Council, Davis is eager to invest resources in the next generation of conservationists by diversifying outreach and communication efforts. In her free time, she loves to garden, travel internationally, sing and play music, spend time with family and friends, dive headfirst into new projects, and be outdoors. Davis has a BA in music from the Colorado College and an MA in performance studies from New York University.