Rachel Tompkins

Managing Director, Alumni Leadership

As Managing Director of Alumni Leadership, Rachel leads the Alumni Leadership team to increase the connectivity, pathways, leadership, and impact of our powerful, diverse network of over 950 regional alumni.

An AmeriCorps alum and graduate of Vanderbilt University, Rachel began her career in social services with the Tennessee Department of Human Services and continued onto Aegis Sciences Corporation, where she worked with human resources.

Driven by a commitment to equitable education, Rachel joined the staff of Teach For America Nashville in 2014 and worked with the external affairs team until 2018, when she dove into the work of meeting, supporting, and connecting with our alumni network of nearly 1,000 in Nashville and Chattanooga.

Rachel Tompkins
White Linkedin Button.png
Key Responsibilities
Leads Alumni Leadership Team, which includes supporting the Director of Alumni Collective Impact and the Director of Alumni Talent & Leadership
Supports alumni board leadership and organizing
Supports alumni in corps years prior to 2014 who do not work in education