Susanna Mommsen, Marketing Associate

portrait of SusannaFourteen years ago I began my career with Rifton by mailing out promotional items. Now I design them. I have been project manager for the catalog for the last few years, and spend the rest of my time working on upkeep of design and photography for the website, catalog, brochures, product manuals and reference guides. For example, I love it when our design team tells me, “all the footrests on the Activity chair will be black from now on. Is that something you can change in Photo Shop?” The answer is mostly yes – it is also the best way to get to know your company’s products!

When my eyes are worn out from all the concentrated staring at my screen, I’ll go home and play with my three little daughters, do all the things that a mom does, and maybe still have energy to go out for a walk in the beautiful Catskill mountains where I live, or make a painting of them from my window.

Stories An Unlikely Hero January 02, 2017 by Susanna Mommsen, Marketing Associate
At Rifton we talk a lot about heroes. They are the people we meet at schools and hospitals who care for people with multiple – and sometimes overwhelming – disabilities. People like Alicia in the photo at right, a physical therapist at Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center in Yonkers, who is helping Derrick learn to walk. But take another look. Something has caught Derrick’s eye. Notice the...
News Dancing with the Stars at the Center for Disability Services January 06, 2015 by Susanna Mommsen, Marketing Associate
ABC’s Dancing with the Stars gets great ratings, and it’s even entertaining at times, but nothing compares to the stars at the Center for Disability Services in Albany, New York. Paired with professional dancers, these performers make their way across the stage in Pacer gait trainers and Activity chairs in a showcase of music, dance and artistic expression. Support from The Arts Center of the...