Rachel, a Washington native, joined PayneWest Insurance in 2015 where she focuses her practice in the areas of private client services, small farm and business insurance. Rachel began her carrier in 1998 dedicating herself to learning something new every day in the ever-changing insurance industry. Rachel has developed specialized skills in the design and implementation of personal risk management programs that address the sophisticated needs of affluent and high-net worth individuals and families along with their related businesses.Rachel utilizes a consultative approach while working with a broad range of clientele with unique and diverse needs. Rachel says “The most rewarding part of my career is getting to know those who have entrusted me with their insurance needs; rather basic or complex needs requiring me to think out of the box to help clients find creative solutions to protect assets for which they are most passionate.” Rachel is a community partner and a friend to all, donating her time and talent serving as a board member and treasurer for Rods House in Yakima; a resource for youth experiencing homelessness that provides access to basic needs, hot meals, host home and shelter services to name a few. In addition, Rachel is a member of South West Rotary of Yakima, and a Leadership Yakima Graduate. In her free time, Rachel enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting and camping her family, Marcus, Alexandra and her beloved dogs, Chief and Buster.