Rachel Schwimmer joins Chicago CRED as the Development Associate reporting to Chief of Partnerships and Operations, Jennifer Keeling. She is responsible for managing the stewardship program, including annual, major, and planned giving, as well as overseeing the donor journey and grants management and reporting. Before joining CRED, Rachel worked as the Development Coordinator for a national health research non-profit organization where she provided administrative support to the Board of Directors and CEO, in addition to managing the donor acknowledgment process and reporting on donor engagement and trends. She also has experience working in the development field for a community based non-profit in Chicago. Rachel graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and lives in Evanston, Illinois, where she likes to practice yoga and walk her dog along the beach.