Rachel joined the IPAC board in May 2022, and brings over a decade of experience from both the criminal justice system and nonprofit management. Rachel currently works as a Strategy Associate for Susan Bell & Associates, advising philanthropies and nonprofits on incorporation/tax-exempt status, organizational systems design, strategic planning, change management, and organizational health and effectiveness. Rachel has also worked as a criminal defense attorney and as a prisoners’ rights advocate, and is passionate about criminal justice reform and alternative justice practices. Rachel graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from Fordham University School of Law; and cum laude with Honors in Politics and African/Afro-American Studies from Brandeis University.