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Meraki House is a professional collective of four local thought leaders serving clients at its new Richfield, Ohio location. M House’s mission is to assist organizations and individuals in applying creative practices and innovative frameworks to challenging issues.

The Greek expression Meraki means to imbue your work with soul and passion. While the experience of each of the M House residents differs, all believe in the power of approaching problems utilizing creative methodologies. By providing a supportive, unique environment to clients in which to brainstorm, collaborate, and learn with a diversity of business leaders, M House nurtures a spirit of innovation in a space intentionally designed for creative thinking and problem-solving.


Think. Create. Collaborate. Grow.

Meraki House’s current consulting residents include:

Chris Weigand
Neon Carrot LLC

Kathy Lentner
Tiaki Associates

Claudine Grunenwald Kirschner
Vibrant Living and Leadership

Meraki House Collective features expertise from these businesses:

Go Big Creative Lab

Go Big Creative Lab helps organizations solve their most complex challenges through design thinking programs and workshops that engage participants in experiential learning. Go Big facilitates immersive experiences that allow participants to build trust, try new ideas, move quickly, make mistakes, and translate those mistakes into opportunities and unique solutions. Clients tap into their inherent creativity in a collaborative environment and experience the exhilaration of solving their biggest challenges.

Led by CEO Joe Watson, Go Big brings the power of design thinking to Meraki House.


Vibrant Living & Leadership 

Vibrant Living & Leadership creates compelling gatherings that provide people with guidance, space, and inspiration to explore what is most important in their professional and personal lives.  VL+L believes everyone has the ability to strengthen their leadership skills, nurture creativity, and awaken to their most authentic self to transform how they live and lead.

Founded by Claudine Grunenwald Kirschner, Vibrant Living & Leadership gatherings are characterized by curiosity, interaction, and reflection, giving professionals, teams, students, non-profit, and corporate organizations meaningful opportunities for greater understanding and growth.

Claudine brings the transformational powers of creative exploration and thoughtful meaning-making to Meraki House Collective.



Neon Carrot LLC

Neon Carrot provides curious insight, thoughtful strategy and talented creativity to challenges and opportunities throughout our world. Diversity of thought, experience and people is the core of how we are able to do what we do. We target businesses, organizations and communities that share our values and benefit from our human centric approach to problem solving. We believe meaningful design brings people together to create meaningful solutions that are delightful, improve our lives, and nurture our world.

Chris (CEO) brings more than 20 years of design expertise and experience with 200+ brands to Meraki House Collective.


Tiaki Associates

Tiaki, founded by CEO Kathy Lentner, assists creative organizations in aligning their values, culture, and behaviors in order to nurture the wellbeing of their employees. Tiaki’s integrated approach is rooted in the 6 elements of a healthy workforce —  Meaning, Potential, Connection, Environment, Emotional and Physical Health, and Play that when nurtured, create a pathway to greater workplace satisfaction, more engaged and energized employees, and ultimately, improved creativity, business results and productivity.

By providing the necessary tools and insight, Tiaki identifies immediate opportunities for improvement while removing the barriers that hold organizations back. This ultimately allows companies to better attract and retain top talent by creating a culture focused on their greatest asset — their people. 

Kathy brings a background in workplace psychology and organizational development, alongside a keen understanding of human behavior, to Meraki House.


Are you looking to solve a problem?
Build an environment?
Create an experience?

The experts are Meraki House Collective are ready to tackle your toughest challenges.

Let’s get started…