Rachel Westman

Rachel A. Westman – Event Manager


Rachel is a detail-oriented Event Manager at Strauss with demonstrated expertise in working with not-for-profit organizations.

  • Rachel has experience managing tight budgets for events, ensuring that clients get maximum value for the dollar.
  • She has experience in generating event-appropriate sponsorships and donations to help improve the bottom line and enhance the attendee experience.
  • Rachel is an expert at motivating event volunteers to new levels of performance.
  • Rachel brings exceptional communication skills and a commitment to customer service to each assignment, along with the ability to meet urgent deadlines.
  • She has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Winnipeg, specializing in marketing and international business.

One of the keys to success for an event is a high degree of volunteer engagement. As an active community volunteer myself, I know that when an organization’s volunteers are engaged, active, and they feel a sense of ownership, it has a direct impact on the experience of your guests.

Rachel A. Westman

Rachel’s Blog Articles

A Real Life Crisis: Entertainment Cancels the Morning of Your Event

In my last article, A Real Life Crisis: The Speaker’s Flight is Canceled, I provided…

A Real Life Crisis: The Speaker’s Flight is Canceled

As an event manager I spend months and months planning an event, but no matter…

Change Up Your Floorplans to Enhance Your Conference

I am sure we are all tired of walking into an event with banquet rounds…