A 2003 graduate of MA, Rachael joined the Academy staff in April 2013. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The University of Alabama earning her bachelor's degree magna cum laude in biology. Rachael's community involvement includes serving as a board member for the Montgomery Area Zoological Society, Samaritan Counseling Center, Britton YMCA, and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts JEB. She is also active on the Jimmy Hitchcock Award committee and the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic committee. Rachael is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery Torchbearer’s Class VI. Rachael and her husband, Tim, live in Cloverdale with their daughters, Kate and Margaret, and their dogs, Hurley and Princess Buttercup. She enjoys playing tennis and soccer, reading, trivia and a good brunch. Rachael is excited to connect with prospective families, share her story and personal experience at MA, and assist throughout the admissions process.