BDI Academy Support Executive
As a seasoned nonprofit fundraising and marketing professional, Rachael brings nearly 20 years of development expertise to her work with BDI’s client partners. She began her career in event planning for Chamber of Commerce business members, then transitioned to development at Gateway Mission in 2006. There she led a robust fundraising program that significantly contributed to the Mission’s annual revenue, as well as marketing and communications plans that included a successful rebrand and new website launch.
At BDI, Rachael helps nonprofit organizations grow their development departments through consulting, development audits and strategic planning. She also conducts on-site visits and creates strategy tools and materials for the BDI Academy Library. Rachael’s dedication and comprehensive skill set make her an invaluable asset to BDI and its client partners.