Rachael was born and raised in Latrobe, PA and she graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in 2014. She then began a career with Banfield Pet Hospital in Greensburg, rising from veterinary technician, to shift lead, and now practice manager. Prior to her work in veterinary medicine, Rachael served 5 years as a Sergeant in the Marine Corps with tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. She then served 6 years with the Pennsylvania National Guard. During her free time, Rachael enjoys spending time with her 2 boxers, being outdoors, working in her garden, and roller derby.