Beth B. Risinger is CEO/Executive Director of the IEHA, Inc., Westerville, Ohio. Risinger has been with IEHA since 1987, and has over 40 years experience in society/association fields. Her primary areas of expertise are: member services, public relations/image, marketing, conference/show development, seminar presentation and administration.
Risinger has been the recipient of many awards during her career as a manager in the non-profit sector. During her previous position with ASNT (American Society for Non-Destructive Testing), she was named the General Secretary for ASNT's World Conference which involved the coordination of an international meeting involving more than 15 countries. She traveled internationally and extensively to coordinate events and develop positive interaction regarding education standards.
Beth has authored more than 100 articles that have appeared in publications such as: Materials Evaluation, Executive Housekeeping Today, Meetings, Lodging, and Housekeeping Today. She has presented educational seminars on subjects such as marketing, benchmarking, listening, training the trainer, effective communication and many others. She is best known for her ability to provide member-based organizations value-added services with minimal staff and financial resources.
The IEHA is a 3,500-plus professional member organization for persons employed in facility operations and housekeeping at the management level. The organization was founded in 1930 in New York City, and is now located in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of the State's capitol, Columbus.