Rachel Kerestes

Board of Directors

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A trained biologist and public policy analyst, Rachel Kerestes leads a foundation-supported campaign focused on bridging the gap between policy makers and science. Her career spans the worlds of public affairs, advocacy, marketing and communications. Kerestes has held senior executive positions in national nonprofit and industry associations and leadership roles in consultancies specializing in public affairs, brand development and state and local government affairs. Her former clients include Fortune 50 companies, national nonprofits, foreign embassies, leading consumer brands, innovative start-ups and some of Washington’s most influential advocacy groups. Kerestes holds a B.A. degree from Mount Holyoke College and an M.P.P. degree from Georgetown University.