Monica Steimle, Director of Community Relations, Partner

monica_stiemleFAVORITE QUOTE
“Our true destiny…is a world built from the bottom up by competent citizens living in solid communities, engaging in and by their places.” – David W. Orr

SUMMARY OF ROLE
As 616’s first follower, Monica has worn many hats throughout the growth of the company. Now as Director of Community Relations, Monica leads the Tribes’ efforts in community engagement, collaboration strategies, public relations, and market and industry knowledge. She identifies areas of growth and development by vetting opportunities through relational connections and analyzing market strategies.

STRENGTHS
– Empathy
– Includer
– Activator
– Futuristic
– Positivity

AWARDS & HONORS
– Grand Valley State University Alumni
– Licensed Realtor

AFFILIATIONS
– Friends of Grand Rapids Parks Treasurer
– Local First Board Member
– River Corridor Steering Committee
– Downtown Improvement District Steering Committee
– Grand Rapids Vital Streets Committee
– City of Grand Rapids Housing Strategies Co. Chair
– Hispanic Center of West Michigan Board Member