Racheal’s Bio

Background

Racheal with her sons. Currently, Rachael uses her information technology management skills at $4B powerhouse Broadridge Financial as an Information Technology Management Executive, responsible for developing the corporate aligned technology enablement strategy and growing bottom lines via technology optimization. She is responsible for applying emerging technologies to Broadridge’s technology suite to deliver cheaper, better, and faster services.

In the past, Rachael moved the New York Stock Exchange from measuring critical applications in minutes to measuring in microseconds across 11+ global exchanges. While she has spent a lot of time traveling to European financial centers, she balances career Executive and doting mother to two sons she enjoys playing basketball with.

Community service is a passion of Racheal’s. She has helped raise money, helping Africans cope with the spread of HIV. She has donated time, resources, and talent to non-profit organizations committed to raising awareness and funding that will alleviate the plight of disadvantaged and deserving African communities/persons. She has spent time mentoring younger women through the NYSE Euronext’s mentoring programs in financial services. She has volunteered her time via Operation Hope to teach financial and entrepreneurial skills to children and enjoys hosting science club meetings for her sons and their friends.

During her time at Rutgers she co-developed, marketed, and taught an entrepreneurial program for the Rutgers Cooperative Schools designed for at-risk youth. Upon graduation from Rutgers, Racheal was recruited to Andersen Consulting (Accenture) where she was promoted to Consultant before leaving 3 years later. She was recruited by the New York Stock Exchange’s technology arm in 1999 and was employed there until 2016. Her role ensured that the NYSE’s critical trading systems could handle high volume trading days and record-breaking IPOs, like the largest ever Global IPO, Alibaba.

In 2014, she was awarded the honor of Professional Woman of The Year by the National Association of Professional Women. She was also honored as a Distinguished Leader by the International Women’s Leadership Association in 2014.

Racheal and her sons sitting on stairs. In 2015, Racheal was recruited by Oxford University’s Saïd Business School as a Forte Fellow. While at Oxford, she was awarded the Inspirational Woman honor. She embarked upon a Diploma in Global Business. In 2016, she was awarded a Top Female Executive designation award by the International Women’s Leadership Association and obtained her MBA in 2017 from Oxford University.