The Riehl Solutions team has been engaging associations and nonprofits to allow for growth and commitment to their mission since 2004. Each member of our team brings their own expertise and vision. Our key staff includes Traci Riehl~President, Maryellen Jansen, CMP~Account Manager, Debra Quintieri, CMP~Account Manager, Amy Kraus~Project Manager, and Isabel Maier~Meetings Architect and Special Projects. We have key partners to meet the needs of our clients including public relation firms, graphic and web designers, event production companies and lobbyists.
Traci Riehl builds on her experience as a marketing manager for a Fortune 500 company, an executive director for a non-profit, and as a member of the leadership team in the office of the Speaker of the House in the Michigan legislature. She is a co-founder of Think Space, a unique facilitation and retreat center, and a graduate of Grand Valley State University. Riehl Solutions clients benefit from her knowledge of board organization and development, advocacy, project execution and strategic thought process. She thinks through challenges for strong outcomes and connects people to achieve strong results.
Maryellen Jansen‘s highly organized and process-driven strategies encourage her clients to stay on target with their goals and grow as organizations. She maintains long-term relationships with her clients. As leadership changes, they know she not only has their back, she makes it easier to take on the leadership role. A graduate of Michigan State University, she values continuing education seeking certifications and serving on the Michigan Meeting Planners International Board of Directors. As a certified meeting planner (CMP) she negotiates contracts to meet her clients budgets and executes conferences efficiently.
Debra Quintieri is the task master for her clients and the RS team, and herself guided by lists and proven processes that get the job done. Committee and board chairs always know what to expect and count on her to remember what they may have overlooked. Her strong organization skills allow her to masterfully balance several different projects at once. As a very effective communicator, Riehl Solutions clients are kept up to speed with the important issues of their organization. Debra graduated Michigan State University. Debra achieved her CMP designation to strengthen her knowledge of conference management.
Amy Kraus joined the RS Team to provide perfectly matched clients with her keen sense of process and organization. Her attention to detail and desire to understand and execute her client’s objectives makes her a strong partner. After years in municipal procurement and after most recently serving as city treasurer, she has developed her talent to manage with efficiency and accuracy. She is a committed MSU alumni, a passionate friend to dogs, and a dedicated volunteer serving her community and church.
Isabel Maier is new to our team serving as the Meetings Architect for Riehl Solution’s sister company, Think Space. You will find her assisting the RS Team on a variety of special projects especially excelling in communications, marketing, and organization. She values processes and quickly identifies efficient practices with her take charge demeanor. We appreciate the fresh look she brings to the work we do for our clients. Her ability to relate to a variety of audiences makes her a true asset to our clients. When not walking her two dogs, you’ll find her in any activity which meets the needs of her active lifestyle and passion for great cuisine.