Lelah Thomas

Lelah Thomas heads up all recruiting at Innovative Solutions, however as President of the company is involved with sales, marketing and operations. Lelah's approach to business is pragmatic making Innovative Solutions an industry leader. She believes in working smarter and her sense of urgency is ideal for their clients and consultants.

Lelah's career as a recruiter began over 21 years ago. She joined Innovative Solutions in 2001 and has been an essential contributor in the company's growth. She has worked for large corporate companies and smaller privately held companies, and understands the diverse needs of every client and consultant. Her clear understanding of the business, commitment to clients and consultants, ability to encourage new concepts and technologies along with her energetic personality, has put Innovative Solutions on the top of the list.

Scott Thomas

As Director of Marketing and Business Development Scott Thomas leads all sales and client delivery for the company. Scott has more than 25 years of experience in technology sales, management and consulting. Scott has played a central role in Innovative Solutions steady growth, managing the company's expansion and leading Innovative Solutions' new client development program.

Scott received a Bachelor's degree in business and an Associate's degree in economics from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Prior to Innovative Solutions Scott was responsible for sales and marketing at a St. Louis based IT staffing and consulting company. Scott also served in sales leadership positions for over 15 years with Cap Gemini Sogeti, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, EDS/HP Enterprise Services, and DMR Consulting, a division of Fujitsu Consulting.

In his free time, Scott enjoys competing in amateur golf tournaments. Scott is also a certified sports mental game coaching professional who works with golfers and other sport enthusiasts to improve competitive and recreational sports performance.

Lisa Stratmann manages payroll and invoicing as well as keeping our vendors happy with timely payments. Lisa has a very positive approach to working with our employees and customers. She is very people focused and keeps our people happy.

Lisa started her career in customer service over 38 years ago. She brought her customer focus to supporting our employees and customers to Innovative Solutions, Inc. in 2006.

Rich Stratmann founded Innovative Solutions, Inc. in January of 1991. He has a background in management and sales along with a strong technical skillset, which enabled him to work at many of the largest companies in St. Louis.

Lelah Thomas

Partner & President of Innovative Solutions

Scott Thomas

Director of Marketing and Business Development

Lisa Stratmann

Partner and Vice President

Rich Stratmann

Partner and Treasurer

Proven Recruiting Success for
over 28 years

In the Greater St. Louis area, our proven recruiting model and focus on satisfying the needs of our consultants and clients has made Innovative Solutions one of the most in-demand IT staffing and consulting firms in St. Louis.

We have been successfully providing IT staffing services to the St. Louis area for over 28 years. We believe in building relationships with our consultants and clients. Let us know how we can serve you.