Secretary, Education Chair
With over 15 years’ experience in the Senior Living industry Rachel is a seasoned Healthcare professional that has brought positive change to the industry. Rachel started in the industry at age 16 working as a CNA. Her love and passion for taking care of others began at a young age. She was the oldest of five children with her youngest sister being severally handicapped. Growing up and caring for her sister began a deep passion in loving and caring for others. Rachel received her degree in Recreational Therapy and later became a Healthcare Administrator. She has served in many capacities in the industry and is currently a General Manger for Merrill Gardens Senior Living.
In addition to Rachel’s management experience, she is heavily involved in educating others in the Senior Living community and seeks to share her knowledge and experience as often as she can. Rachels favorite part of the Job is the face-to-face interaction she gets to have with her staff and residents. She finds fulfillment in serving others.