Rachel joined Mahan Rykiel Associates in September 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Ball State University with a minor in Sustainability. Prior to joining MRA, she lived and worked in Hawaii where she gained valuable experience on a variety of hospitality, education, mixed use, and public projects. Rachel thrives in collaborative environments and has an interest in community engagement, planting design, illustrative and graphic communication, and using sustainability as a framework for project design.
Rachel is a Professional Landscape Architect in Maryland and Hawaii as well as a LEED Green Associate and SITES Accredited Professional. She is an active member of the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects serving as the public relations and communications committee chair.