The MERI Team
Meet the MERI Team
Keith has been with MERI since 1996. He was the manager of accounting and operations before taking on the role of General Manager in 2021. With over 25 years in the medical waste industry, he brings a breadth of knowledge on how to handle, transport and dispose of a wide range of biohazard and hazardous materials.
Keith is married, has three children, and enjoys gardening.
Bob Rizza – Environmental Manager
A Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Bob’s role as MERI’s Environmental Manager is to help our customers properly manage their hazardous waste. He holds a degree in Biology and Environmental Science from UW-Stevens Point, and is committed to both compliant and sustainable practices. Current on RCRA and DOT hazardous certifications, he works with our drivers to profile, package and economically ship our customer’s hazardous waste. Bob previously worked at Univar as a field technician, and before that, served as a field chemist at Clean Harbors.
Some of Bob’s hobbies include camping, fishing, hunting, snowboarding and mountain biking. He resides in Madison.
Tammy Greiber – Sales Account Manager
Tammy’s goal is to make sure MERI not only provides five-star service, but also finds the most cost-effective solution to your medical waste disposal needs. She has been in sales for over 25 years and is a graduate of UW Madison. Knowing her customers and providing great service is of utmost importance to her.
In her spare time, she is a personal trainer, fitness instructor, and high school track coach.
Lisa H. Clark – Marketing Manager
Lisa enjoys working alongside MERI’s dedicated team. They strive every day to keep MERI’s costs low so that our customers can dedicate their financial resources to patient care. She knows everything about MERI’s sharps disposal mailback program and how it can help small medical waste generators save money. Lisa uses her experience in public relations, content marketing and event planning to stay abreast of the latest medical waste news to share with MERI clients. In addition, she organizes MERI’s hazardous training certification programs.
She holds a journalism degree from Northern Illinois University.
Staci Willems – Office Manager
Staci brings nearly 30 years of administrative experience. Her varied background of support includes marketing, sales, and high-level executive positions to name a few. She contributes to many different aspects of the business at MERI and thrives on the company culture where everyone on this small but mighty team chips in to provide the best service for our customers.
Outside work, she is an avid reader and stays active by biking, hiking, and kayaking. In addition, she serves as the secretary on the Sun Prairie Public Library Foundation Board.
Travis Helin – Controller
Travis is MERI’s financial controller. He handles all billing and invoicing questions. A graduate of UW Madison with a finance, investment, and banking degree, he enjoys seeing math work by balancing MERI’s debits and credit.
An avid outdoorsman, Travis lives in Mount Horeb with his three daughters, where they can be found biking, hiking, and cross-country skiing.