Isabel Reiff is executive vice president of ICF International. In this position, she is responsible for “leveraging our stronger presence in the state and local market as well as our growing capabilities in program management, IT solutions, strategic communications, and human capital,” as she explained in an ExecutiveBiz interview. She also oversees the company’s business development and marketing.
At ICF, she has managed client engagements in housing and community development, environment, and transportation.
Before she joined ICF in 1989, Reiff was a consultant for Urban Systems Research and Engineering. Prior, she was a program analyst for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Reiff earned her bachelor’s degree in art history from Mount Holyoke College and her master’s degree in architecture in urban planning from the University of California in Los Angeles.
With regards to her degree in art history, Reiff told ExecutiveBiz, “I was an art history major in college—it has helped me recognize there is a requisite amount of creativity and magic—not just strategy and process — that should be part of most endeavors.”