Rachel Roberts - Staff member - Metropolitan Planning Council

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Rachel Roberts

Rachel M. Roberts joined MPC as the Manager of Corporate Partnerships in 2019. In this role, she helps MPC build corporate partnerships, identifying opportunities for companies and individuals to engage and support MPC’s key initiatives and programming. Prior to joining MPC, Rachel was the board relations officer at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Rachel has also worked for Toyota North America in various roles in California and Illinois.

Rachel was born and raised in Philadelphia and now calls Chicago home. She currently lives in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the city’s South Side. She is an active volunteer with the Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League. A lifelong artist and creative, Rachel enjoys making candles (Lilly Grant Candle Studio) and jewelry, photography, international travel, writing, and exploring new places around the city. She received her B.A. in Economics from Spelman College.

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Rachel Roberts Manager of Corporate Partnerships
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B.A. in Economics, Spelman College

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