“It’s an honor to help others create compelling and comprehensive plans that inspire past, current and prospective donors to give support. Together we can help make vital missions come to life so our communities are enhanced and needs are met.”

Rachel recently joined The Rome Group after 19 years in the nonprofit field as an experienced fundraising professional with a proven track record in securing major gifts, implementing high impact initiatives, driving revenue up and building greater capacity.

Rachel has worked as the Director of Development and Marketing for the Endangered Wolf Center and served in the Development Departments at the Saint Louis Zoo and United Way. She has served as a board member for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, St. Louis Chapter and as the Chairman of Fundraising Fundamentals Series.

Rachel holds a B.S. in Business Administration-Management and Marketing and a Master’s degree in Public Administration-Nonprofit Administration from SIUE.