Director of Nourish
As the Director of Nourish, Rachel oversees the nutrition program at the Two Rivers YMCA. This program provides meals to over 1,000 youth in the Quad Cities daily, and Rachel works with community partners and YMCA staff to ensure all youth have a nutritious meal at their after-school program.
Before joining the Two Rivers YMCA in 2021, Rachel has worked in the youth development field for over six years, where her passion is creating a supportive and safe environment for all youth to thrive.
Rachel was born and raised in West Virginia, where she also attended college and received a Bachelor's in English. Rachel and her husband, Marc, also from West Virginia, moved to the Quad Cities six years ago and are proud to call the community their second home. Rachel, a former competitive rower, enjoys kayaking, hiking, and exploring the Midwest with her husband and two rescue dogs, Dolly and Roxie.