FOUNDER & CEO
Jodi Low is an accomplished corporate trainer, inspirational speaker, and the Founder and CEO of U & Improved. Jodi has trained thousands of entrepreneurs and executives on how to build a booming business, master a mindset for success, and achieve the lifestyle they desire through heart-fueled leadership.
Through U & Improved—an award-winning personal and professional leadership development company based in Scottsdale—Jodi has redefined traditional leadership training by creating a sustainable and actionable model that is personal, challenging and meaningful to each and every individual who enrolls in any of the two-and-a-half-day experiential training classes. She and her elite training team have advanced the charge in heart-based leadership development and empower U & Improved graduates with knowledge, tools and awareness to immediately be more effective and responsive leaders at work, home and within their communities.
Among her many accomplishments as a Valley leader, Jodi launched a teen leadership program in 2014 to empower young adults to become more confident, motivated and focused stewards of our future. In 2016, she created a non-profit arm of the company—the U & Improved Leadership Foundation—that makes the program more accessible to deserving teens.
Jodi has been recognized by industry publications and organizations for her work in leadership development and serves as a source of inspiration within the community. Most recently in 2017, Jodi was awarded with the “Women of Achievement” award, by InBusiness Magazine. In 2015, Jodi was honored as an “Outstanding Women in Business” by the Phoenix Business Journal and by the Phoenix Suns and National Bank of Arizona with the “Amazing Women” award. She has received both the prestigious “Diversity Leader of the Year” and the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce’s “Sterling Award.” She was also awarded a Silver Stevie Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 and was a finalist for the Junior League of Phoenix’s Valley Impact Award. She was also given the “Unity Award” and recognized for the work she does to bring people of all backgrounds and ethnicities together to live and work in harmony.
Jodi is a devoted single parent who volunteers her time at her daughters’ school programs and with organizations such as Valley of the Sun United Way, Feed My Starving Children, and Angel Mamas, where she has served on the board for four years. She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Interpersonal and Intercultural Communications and minor in Family Studies. Jodi is also a Master Certified personal and business coach.