President and Founder of EDS Illinois, Rachel is passionate about helping patients and medical professionals affected by Ehlers Danlos syndromes (EDS) and related disorders in Illinois. She is excited to utilize her extensive non-profit work experience to support the mission of Illinois. She earned her Bachelor’s in Writing-Intensive English from North Central College and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Social Entrepreneurship at Pepperdine University.
In her free time, Rachel enjoys reading, watching documentaries, spending time with her friends (and did she mention loud Italian family?!), traveling, and drinking as much coffee as her cardiologist will allow.
Rachel can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org