Prior to joining Crossmark Management Group as Operations Associate in December 2013, Rachel spent several years working closely with Crossmark. She brings with her a wide range of skills and specializes in bringing new clients on board. With a unique ability to listen and understand the goals and current operations of each new business, Rachel establishes and maintains close working relationships that can both relieve many of the tasks from client operations and help them to perform at their best. Rachel is a problem solver who never met a task that intimidates or a challenge that is unachievable. Originally from New Orleans, Rachel attended Louisiana Tech University earning both a Bachelors and Masters degree. It was during graduate school that she met her husband of 27 years. They have raised two sons, both of whom they are extremely proud. The youngest is a financial analyst and the eldest is Special Needs and continues to reside with them. Rachel says that having a special needs child can be a challenge but is tremendously fulfilling and has made her the person she is today.