Director, Events and Payment Initiatives
Rachel is Catalysis' chief engineer of summits in the US and Europe. Additionally, Rachel is responsible for the payment initiatives value stream, which focuses on exploring payment systems that reward health outcomes instead of volume.
Prior to joining Catalysis, Rachel held various roles during her ten-year tenure at the Lean Enterprise Institute, including Director of Events and Community Support, Operations Director, and Education Manager. Before LEI, Rachel supported numerous lean transformation initiatives in a wide variety of industries as a lean consultant through education and onsite support. She started her lean journey as a Quality Engineer with Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky in 1993.
Rachel is a Shingo Prize Examiner and received a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.