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

Simplifying the Venue Selection Process

Your association may be in the habit of sending out Requests for Proposals for every…

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…