Our Team

Our Core Values

We vow to stand by our promises of exceptional service to customers and employees.

We strive to treat all of our customers and employees with courtesy and respect.

We pride ourselves on doing business with honest integrity and to make all of our decisions based on the benefit of the group, not personal benefit.

Meet Our Team

Bio-MarijkeMarijke van de Water, B.Sc., DHMS, CEO

The Healer and CEO. Marijke is the founder, expert and heart of Riva’s Remedies and creator of The Marijke Method. Her passion for healing, years of experience and thousands of success cases have put her in high demand for health consultations, seminars and speaking engagements all over the world. Read more here.

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Elisha1Elisha Edwards, B.Sc., Director of Sales & Marketing

Elisha is an Organic Chemist and a Natural Equine Health Consultant who builds a bridge between science and natural medicine. Elisha enjoys building her market base of horse stores and helping them to solve their customer horse health problems with effective products. Creating and growing good relationships is what Elisha enjoys best as she greets everyone with her cheerful nature and great smile.

Elisha also conducts health assessments for horses, dogs and cats using The Marijke Method ™ to create successful health programs. Elisha loves to spend time with Kava, the family hound, and enjoys all outdoor activities especially getting out for horseback rides with Riva, whom she has a special bond with.

Sue7Sue Willing, Production

Meet the Maker. Sue has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that the warehouse is stocked with Riva’s products. Sue’s bubbly personality and great conversation keeps positive energy flowing throughout the products and smiles on the faces of all who are blessed to meet her. Sue has four precious grandchildren and is also an animal lover – she owns dogs and cats and used to love watching her husband participate in cattle penning.

darlaDarla Pelan, Reception

Darla is usually the first voice on the telephone as she excels in customer service with her caring and understanding nature. She sends out orders, replies to a large volume of daily emails and is Marijke’s acting assistant for organizing schedules, planning events and promotions, creating client files, addressing inquiries and all else that passes the Riva’s desks. Darla’s passion includes the ever growing practice and study of Homeopathy and energy healing. She is down-to-earth, compassionate and aspires to help others and guide them in the right direction. Darla has three hens, some semi-feral cats and dopey bears looking for something to eat.