Jessie Houlihan, President
“I am optimistic about today’s World, but I am even more optimistic about tomorrow and its possibilities.”
Jessie is responsible for developing and implementing corporate strategies that provide for long-term sustainable management and client satisfaction. Her background in marketing, communications, and business position her to be an effective leader at Stahl.
She earned her degree in environmental science, policy and management with a second major in professional journalism and technical communications from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, where she also completed the mini-MBA Executive Program through Carlson School of Business Management.
Jessie is typically the lead contact for clients and partners. She is involved in communicating with stakeholders and monitoring projects to ensure client value is maximized and the Stahl team is resourced and supported in a way that ensures top performance. She directs efforts throughout projects with special emphasis on alignment of goals and objectives.
Jessie serves on the Young Leaders Executive Committee and co-chairs the Resilient Communities Product Council for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) of Minnesota. She also serves as a mentor for the ULI Mentor Program and has participated in the Minnesota/St. Paul Business Journal Meet Your Mentor Program: BizWomen Mentoring Monday. In 2017, Jessie was selected as an Honoree for the Women Who Lead in the Minnesota Business Magazine. Most recently, Jessie was selected by the Twin Cities Business magazine as one of the ‘100 People to Know in 2019.’ She consistently strives to build with resiliency and pursue projects which will have a lasting, positive impact within our communities.