Rachel was born and raised near Cleveland, Ohio, received her undergraduate degree in Recreation Management from Kent State Universtiy in 2001 and moved to Virginia 3 days after graduation for a summer job at a wilderness-based camp and conference center...she never left!! She fell in love with the New River Valley and all the opportunities for outdoor adventures. Her degree in Recreation Management was a great stepping stone that led to one passion - helping folks accomplish new and exciting goals...whether it was reaching the top of a climbing wall or buying their first home. Past experiences with adventure education and event planning management has given Rachel the opportunity to work closely with people who are striving to achieve major life changes. Her career as a REALTOR(R) proves to be a natural fit. Licensed since 2004, Rachel has helped numerous folks buy, sell, invest and rent. Her goal is to provide folks with the information needed to make an informed, empowering decision. Rachel, her husband Patrick and their sons Braden and Bennett live in Montgomery County with their two dogs, Pika & Cody. She enjoys hiking, biking, canoeing and snowboarding. She also loves to read and travel!!