Rachael lives in Riverside with her husband and two children. She was raised in Philadelphia and received her bachelors degree from Wellesley College. After spending 6 years working in development and community relations for NYU Law School, Roxbury Prep Charter School and Harlem Village Academies, Rachael decided to pursue a Masters from Columbia School of Social Work. Most recently, she was part of a team responsible for developing in-depth assessments of families struggling with complex needs including addiction, mental illness, disabilities, abuse, immigration and culture. Rachael is now a stay at home mom and currently serves on the Board of First Presbyterian Church Nursery School as the Outreach Chair and is the head of Stephen Ministry at First Presbyterian Church.