RIESE & OTHERS was founded in 1999 by Phillip Riese after his retirement as President of the Consumer Card Group at American Express Travel Related Services.
He leads and directs all assignments based on the following beliefs:
- Excellent outcomes require focus.
RIESE & OTHERS accepts no more than three major assignments at any time.
- Long term strategy is interesting, but time is usually of the essence.
RIESE & OTHERS focuses on producing significant results within 12 months.
- Great ideas frequently reside in the minds of Company Executives.
RIESE & OTHERS spends significant time with management teams understanding their ideas —- and the internal barriers to success.
RIESE & OTHERS works with CEOs to ensure their people have both the skill and will to undertake the tasks necessary to achieve success and are organized to do so.
- Assignment Teams must be customized to the problem
RIESE & OTHERS has no permanent employees other than Phillip Riese. It customizes teams based on client requirements from a significant network of “others”, each of whom is highly qualified in a specialized domain.
- Goal alignment is mandatory
RIESE & OTHERS works exhaustively to ensure goals and compensation systems are aligned within the client. RIESE & OTHERS is also prepared to be compensated on client results
- Its important to enjoy what you are doing
& OTHERS only works on problems Phillip Riese finds personally intriguing; with people that are enjoyable to work with; and in environments where he can make a real difference