Karl Rishe

Director, Client Relations

Karl has a wealth of experience as an organizational development practitioner in higher education, having served as a university vice president for 9 years and served as the president for the Ohio College Student Personnel Association for 3 years. Karl has served as a project manager for program creation, customer success modeling, and most recently, a collaborative effort with the National Guard and the State of Michigan Health Department for a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. He’s also experienced in developing processes and people by building powerful relationships.

Serving as a Director of Client Relations, Karl is committed to guiding organizations through carefully constructed development experiences by serving as a strategic advisor and trusted partner. Karl thrives to surpass the expectations of each client by gaining a deep understanding of the organization’s culture and understanding the individual needs of each engagement or organization-wide initiative. Karl uses his 20 years of diverse experiences to identify problems and help create solutions that continue to add value to the client-telos relationship.

Karl lives in Midland, Michigan with his two children, his wife and the family dog Indiana Jones. When Karl is not serving his telos clients, he enjoys playing basketball, swimming with family, and movie date nights with his wife.