Samara Group


Director of Collaborative Design


Jessica Riehl is a designer and facilitator who uses collaborative-based design processes to gain insight and empower change. She employs visual and systems thinking, mindfulness, storytelling, ethnographic research, cameras, sharpies, and Post-it notes. You could say, she helps a client make their work visible. As an entrepreneur, nature lover, photographer and former Naval Officer, Jessica brings a unique perspective that informs her design process and facilitation. Her interests include walking, traveling, reading, doodling, building community in her neighborhood, and being with her family. She is located in Tigard, Oregon where she lives with her son, husband, and two cats.