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Meet the Team

Our unique blend of size, experience, and flexibility make us a strong organization. Cumulatively, our staff maintains over 70 years of meeting planning/logistics/coordination experience.

Melissa Greenhouse
Melissa Greenhouse

Director, Logistics and Client Services

Bachelors of Business Administration in Hotel/Restaurant Management, James Madison University

Prior to establishing Meeting Solutions, Inc., Melissa was employed by Stouffer Hotels and Resorts (and subsequently Renaissance Hotels and Resorts) for 6 years.  While with Stouffer, Melissa held positions as a Management Trainee, Front Office Manager and Corporate Sales Manager.   

Because of her background, experience, and knowledge of highly complex and innovative events, Melissa provides exceptional communication and leadership skills to all of her clients.  She uses her expertise in visualizing the end goal and budget management as the link between logistical management and execution of every project she produces.

Melissa enjoys playing with her three children and when she isn't chasing them around, Melissa oversees the management of accounts including all project management, planning, logistics and marketing for MSI.

If you could be any animal what would you be?
A cat.  I love the 9 lives thing.

What television character do you simply adore? 
Dr. House - Sad but true.

Which is the best vacation you’ve ever had in your life? 
Cayman Islands 2008, it was a gift from Santa and our best family vacation ever.  The second best ever trip we’ve taken is to Napa Valley.

What is the funniest prank played by you or on you?
I had a HUGE (15 foot) inflatable Mardi Gras man delivered to someone’s hotel room – along with a lot of food on a stick! The recipient – almost couldn’t get into his room due to the large man and of course the blower supporting it.

What is your astrological sign? 
Cancer.

Jennifer Whiting
Jennifer Whiting

Executive Director, Sales and Business Development

Bachelor of Science, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Minor in Tourism (Cum Laude), University of Wisconsin-Stout

Jennifer has 15 plus years of experience in hospitality service and sales. Jennifer holds a BA in Hotel and Sales Management with a minor in Tourism from the University of Wisconsin – Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin.  Prior to joining MSI, she was hired by Stouffer Hotels and Resorts (and subsequently Renaissance Hotels and Resorts) and held positions as a Management Trainee, Front Office Manager for 7 years and held a position as their Senior Sales Manager for 6 years focusing on the Corporate and Association sales for the Northeast district.  Jennifer also managed the sports market which included the baseball and football teams visiting the Baltimore area.

Presently Jennifer provides extensive event coordination services to national and international corporations and associations.  She manages and is responsible for cultivating and establishing new business relationships for MSI.  Jennifer works closely with and leverages the company's professional memberships.  She has been active in MPI and PCMA and served on the Executive Board of the local Professional Convention Management Association chapter and is a Past President of the Chesapeake Chapter.   Jenn  taught  meeting planning classes at Goucher College in Maryland for 2 semesters.

She enjoys  playing softball and basketball in her free time and is on the local Towson woman’s league. One of Jenn’s accomplishments is running the Baltimore marathon. Now she runs on the relay team for the Baltimore Marathon. She likes traveling to fun places and exploring different destinations. Jennifer is married, has two children and resides in Towson, Maryland.

If you could be any animal what would you be?
A Tiger.  The tiger is the emblem of the great aristocratic warriors famously known as the samurai. The tiger represents the virtue of courage. Tiger reminds us of the impossible, triumphs, and the beauty of freedom.

Which is the best vacation you’ve ever had in your life?
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands in 1999.

What is your astrological sign?
Aquarius.

Kelly Morehead
Kelly Morehead

Event Manager

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Marketing, University of Baltimore

Kelly worked for three years in fundraising and event planning at St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore. Currently, Kelly assists with all event registration, on-site support, pre and post-event procedures and oversees coordination for all associated event collateral.  She also coordinates and oversees the day-to-day office operations.

In addition, Kelly loves Latin dancing and is a over-analyzer.  Did she mention that she also hates hotel turn-down service?

What is your astrological sign?
Sagittarius

Which is the best vacation you’ve ever had in your life?
Sister’s Wedding on Cruise to Caribbean – We had several Birthdays, Anniversaries & Reunited with friend in Puerto Rico – the Margaritas weren’t bad either!!

If you could be any animal what would you be? 
Oprah’s Dog

Richard Deller
Richard Deller

Vice President, Operations and Finance

Bachelors of Business Administration in International Business, Economics Minor, James Madison University

Masters of Business Administration in International Finance (AGSIM), American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird)

Rick brings a unique skill set to Meeting Solutions.   A founding partner with Melissa Greenhouse, Rick has overseen the successful growth of the company and keeps everyone focused on the big picture.  A former banker, Rick oversees all the business and finance operations and especially enjoys engaging and working with our client’s critical business partners.  Like all of Meeting Solution’s staff, Rick has travelled extensively supporting our client’s missions.  His favorite business destinations include Seattle, Florida and even Argentina.   

In his free time Rick enjoys spending time with his children, working on his Bertram fishing boat, and watching the Ravens. His eclectic musical tastes range from hip hop to one hit wonders from the 70s.  His favorite motto, “The strength of a wolf is the pack” underscores his belief that Meeting Solutions' most valuable assets are its tremendous staff and their tireless dedication.

Julie Henderson
Julie Henderson

Director, Logistics and Client Services

Master of Science in Education, University of New Haven

Prior to joining MSI in 2002, Julie was a corporate meeting planner with Arthur Andersen.  While there, she was responsible for handling, creating, coordinating and executing meetings in various locations. 

Julie is MSI’s quintessential Jane-of-all-trades.  She coordinates and executes the event proposals, budgets, planning, implementation, and follow up for MSI’s corporate clients and also cultivates our business relationships.  Additionally, Julie spearheads all aspects and supervision of the event team and oversees all web and phone registration activity and customer service issues.

When she’s not at the office, Julie loves cooking for her three kids and enjoying a good bottle of red wine with her husband. He surprised her with a weekend excursion to the local Virginia wineries!  She also loves to hike and attend live music shows of any and all genres. 

If you could be any animal what would you be?
A cat.

What television character do you simply adore?
Not that into any particular TV show, but Tim Allen’s character in Home Improvement always makes me laugh!

Which is the best vacation you’ve ever had in your life?
Easy – my 10th anniversary (surprise!) trip to Ireland!

What is the funniest prank played by you or on you?
Really can’t think of any!

What is your astrological sign?
Taurus.

Jessica (Jessie) Fish
Jessica (Jessie) Fish

Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, Political Science and History, Syracuse University

After graduating from Syracuse University (go Orange!) in May of 2008, Jessica returned to Baltimore after interning for Baltimore County’s Office of Communications to take a position as  Special Events Coordinator for the Baltimore County Department of Aging. For over two years, Jessica planned all aspects of events ranging in size from 200 to 10,000 participants. She handed all aspects of these events from promotion to logistics to on-site implementation and was involved in the agency’s communications and public relations efforts.

Jessica is thrilled to be joining the team at Meeting Solutions, Inc. where she manages day-to-day tasks within all aspects of the corporate event planning process.

Jessica is a political junkie and self-described CNN-addict.  She also enjoys watching football (go Ravens!) and spending time with her family and friends.

What is your astrological sign?
Leo - and I am definitely a Leo!

Which is the best vacation you’ve ever had in your life?
I love to travel and have been doing so throughout the U.S. with my parents since I was 3 months old. I can’t specify one vacation in particular, but I had a great time studying abroad in London, England where every weekend I was able to travel to a different European city. My favorite was Istanbul, Turkey!

TV Character You Most Relate to: 
I love TV and watch way too much, but if I had to pick one character most like me, it would be Jessie Spano from “Saved by the Bell.” (I even own the “College Years” on DVD).