Meet Our Team

Sybil VR Kleinmichel
Managing Director

Sybil Van Riper Kleinmichel is an IT and information security management systems expert. She is the founder and Managing Director of Sycheck Systems and Sycheck Foundation. She helps companies, non-profits and people to facilitate rapid and positive change. As an Certified Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator, she helps leaders transform themselves and their organizations, by asking powerful questions.

As a lead auditor in over 10 global ISO standards, Sybil has audited hundreds of companies and has a proven track record in helping leaders and their teams identify strengths, improve processes and to achieve measurable success, both professionally and personally.

Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sybil now lives near Frankfurt, Germany, where she conducts workshops and leadership retreats. Sybil and her team stand for reliability in service and for helping people and companies improve.. She is married and has two grown children. Her hobbies include gardening, writing books, yoga, surfing and cycling.

Marie-Luise Stoll-Steffan

Mrs. Stoll-Steffan is a board member of the Wiesbaden City Foundation and a Non-Profit Quality Seal Lead Auditor.


CEO   Life School GmbH, Wiesbaden

 Petroleum Engineer


Founder and CEO of LLIS SA (now named KSI), Lake Geneva, Switzerland,

Founder and CEO of ISF GmbH & Co. KG

Deputy Director at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Frankfurt

Executive Senior Governmental Official (Regierungsdirektor) Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Wiesbaden


 German, English

NGO Activities – Civic Engagement

Chair of the Community Foundation Group Germany at the Association of German Foundations (Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen BVDS), Berlin

Regional Trustee for the Community Foundation Movement (Regionalkuratorin)
Association of German Foundations, Berlin

Deputy Chair of the Board
Community Foundation of the City of Wiesbaden

Norbert Sickenberger

Member of the board of the German Children’s Foundation in Frankfurt and fundraiser par excellence. Norbert is a communications expert. 


CEO sino marketing kommunikation 

Master’s degree in German language and literature, history, adult education.


Owner of sino marketing kommunikation – amongst other things consulting and advising:
– Banks, also European Central Bank
– Marketing agencies
– Social institutions

Worked within the following companies: 

– Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Manager Sales Literature for Private Customers)
– Leipziger Exhibition Centre, Leipzig (PR Coordinator for the opening of the new exhibition area)
– Regional Chamber of Industry and Commerce, IHK Heilbronn-Franken, Heilbronn, Germany (Public Relations Director)


 German, English

Other Skills

Knowledge of literature, music and creative arts and the ability to reach a judgement based on knowledge.
Voluntareer in social work: Since 1992 member of Kinderhilfestiftung e. V. ( an organization based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany which looks after chronically ill, disabled and abused children. As of March, 2009 Norbert is a member of the board and press spokesman.

Andrea Watzel

Website Design