Rachel Schwimmer serves as the Fundraising Manager for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. In this role, she is responsible for identifying, cultivating and maintaining financial relationships with businesses to support LVGEA’s strategic initiatives. She will also play a key role in securing support for LVGEA events through sponsorship and advertising opportunities.
Rachel comes to the LVGEA from sunny San Diego, where she most recently led business development and community outreach for The STEAM (Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Mathematics and Education) Maker Festival. Over her career she has worked for unique brands such as Competitor Group, Harmless Harvest, Gap Inc., Levi Strauss & Co. and It’s Yoga International. Her career has lead her to opportunities in Boston, Maui, Los Angeles, New York City, Bali, Brazil, Iceland, Spain, Italy and San Francisco. She has shined in roles for brands and companies in marketing, community development and outreach capacities.
Volunteerism has been a guiding and rewarding focus for Rachel, who currently volunteers with animal rescue agencies as well as cancer recovery centers. As a certified yoga, Pilates and barre instructor she enjoys the benefits of a balanced and healthy lifestyle. When she is not networking with local companies and organizations for the LVGEA, you can usually find her in dance, yoga, Pilates or fusion classes connecting with the community or hiking with her dog.