Rachael has worked in the Special Needs community for over 15 years. While attending East Carolina University, Rachael was able to intern at a local hospital in the TBI Acute Rehab unit. Rachael moved to Raleigh to begin working in a day program setting with individuals with Autism and other special needs. Rachael then became a clinical supervisor for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Prior to coming to NCC, she was a day program director and used her experience in Recreational Therapy to enhance the programs community integration.
Rachael lives in Raleigh with her husband and 2 children. She enjoys going to local sporting events, hiking and traveling.