Rachel grew up on the South Shore of Long Island. She knows and maintains ties to many communities in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties. She has also lived in three of the five boroughs, ultimately moving from Riverdale to New Rochelle in 2007.
She is an experienced attorney and has two children that attend the New Rochelle public schools. An active member of the community, Rachel currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of Education for the City School District of New Rochelle. She and her family belong to Temple Israel of New Rochelle where her children attend the Chavaya program.