Rachel Michaels

Rachel joined NCARB in 2013 as a junior business analyst and was promoted to Assistant Vice President of Information Systems in 2017. Rachel is an advocate for technology adoption and program evolution that increases access to licensure while enabling architectural licensing boards to maintain rigorous competency standards.

Rachel has an avid interest in behavioral economics and applies insights from the discipline to enhance collaboration across directorates. Her ability to co-create shared vision has brought clarity to numerous organizational initiatives. Rachel has a bachelor’s degree in economics from San Jose State University, and a master’s degree in environment and sustainable development from University of Glasgow.