Rachel is a dynamic and powerful executive who spent years successfully navigating the complexities of companies like Boeing, Costco, Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, Lucent, AT&T and United Parcel Service.
She excels at strategically architecting cultures that deliver meaningful business results, build organizational capacity for growth, foster a sense of belonging/inclusion, and increase the right employee satisfaction. Starting with the end in mind, she leverage disciplines across HR to design reinforcing programs, policies and practices and achieve practical, actionable business outcomes.
From scaling cultures in expansion to effectively unifying cultures for M&As, her specialty is developing a pipeline of executives and leaders capable of meeting the business challenges into the future.
Rachel's courage and clarity inspire most when leading during complex, high-stakes change that requires balancing the art and science of human behavior with business realities.
She combines senior leadership experience with entrepreneurial consulting expertise to propel organizations, teams and leaders to new levels of success. She believes managing people as catalysts for business prosperity includes ensuring they have energy, creativity and passion to bring back to their homes and communities. Humans experience satisfaction when the parts in their lives work together.
Having run a successful small company Rachel loves being scrappy and efficient. Her business savvy gives her the scope to collaborate with other executives, create the strategy, lead the execution and also roll up her sleeves to get the work done alongside the team.
As an experienced professional, she knows that her success comes with the success of those around her. She has a deep passion for developing the next generation of leaders as a significant part of her leadership legacy. To set that example, she is a relentless learner who is constantly honing her craft.
Select Degrees and Certifications:
- Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Gonzaga University
- Bachelor of Science in Workforce Education and Development, SIUC
- Certified Professional Coach, Antioch University, inviteCHANGE
- Professional Certified Coach (PCC), International Coach Federation
- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Finally, working to make our communities stronger, more equitable and more just for us all is an essential part of Rachel's life. Her parents inspired her to serve the community as part of their legacy and she is proud to continue that work in a variety of formal and informal ways.
Formal Community Engagement:
Courageous Leaders. Powerful Organizations. United Communities.
Aligning vision with action for meaningful results
“Courage is the most important
of all the virtues
because without courage,
you can't practice any
other virtue consistently.”
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