Rachel joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in 2006 as development director and moved into the senior director of development & operations position in 2011. She serves as the go-to-person for solicitation of foundation and government grants, fostering relationships with major donors, creating open communication between our program staff and our constituents, as well as overseeing the development of innovative communication tools. With more than a decade of non profit experience Rachel has led SACE’s technology and database expansion. She worked with the United Way, in offices across the United States, and most recently in Denver, Colorado. Originally from Miami, Rachel earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Florida State University.