Rae Richman is the Chief External Relations Officer at America Achieves. Rae is a cross-sector philanthropic leader with 20 years of experience providing strategic consulting and facilitation services to organizations of all sizes, including family and corporate foundations, leading nonprofits and a wide range of Fortune 500 corporations.
As the first Head of Global Citizenship of Airbnb, Rae was responsible for activating all of the company’s assets for social good and launched their Diversity and Inclusion work. Before joining Airbnb, she was the Vice President of the Bay Area office of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors with responsibilities for grant making, client servicing, new business development, strategic planning and donor education. She was also previously a consultant with expertise in corporate social responsibility, meeting facilitation and organizational development and Senior Manager of Consulting Services at Business for Social Responsibility, working with companies to provide counsel on issues of global corporate community engagement.
Rae brings to her work a decade of marketing and production experience at entertainment, multimedia and high-tech companies. She received her BA from the University of Virginia and her MBA from the UC Berkeley/Columbia University Executive MBA program.