Jessie Mansbacher Kibbe

Jessie Mansbacher has been working in the toy industry for the past nine years. As the manager of Lund & Company Invention, a premier Chicago toy invention studio, she successfully pitched products to inventor relations departments, large and small, at hundreds of companies the U.S. and abroad. Today Jessie runs her own plush design business, PterodactylPants, here in Chicago, and sells her wares online and at festivals, galleries, and boutiques across the Midwest. She continues to consult with inventors who want to bring their ideas to life, advising on everything from design to manufacturing to placement.