Rachael leads the design and execution of strategic media relations for clients. She has created media opportunities and guided strategic communications for clients including LGE Design Build, Hines, Colliers International in Greater Phoenix, Goodmans Interior Structures, BioAccel, Autism Speaks, Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism and First Place.
In 2015, Rachael helped generate viral media coverage for Barnett Management Company of Phoenix. She successfully pitched stories about the CEO selling a Corvette and Rolex he received for winning the national Burger King Corporation Franchisee of the Year Award. The CEO sold the prizes to give his managers bonuses for their hard work. CNN, USA Today, People.com, ABC News.com, Time.com, the Arizona Republic, and local TV stations covered the story along with numerous other news organizations.
Rachael has more than 10 years of public relations experience in the Valley and previously worked as a daily newspaper reporter for several years. She also oversaw communications at the International Genomics Consortium, served as a senior writer at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council and a public information officer at the Arizona House of Representatives.
She serves on the Boards of Directors of the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, University of Arizona Alumni Association and Phoenix Symphony Young Professionals. She is the 2016 co-chair of the Sixth Annual Downtown Music Stroll, the Phoenix Symphony Young Professionals’ signature event benefiting music education programs.
Rachael earned a journalism degree from the University of Arizona and participated in the inaugural class of Arizona State University’s Cronkite New Media Academy.