Rachel Cohen is a leader in Booz Allen’s soldier and enterprise solutions work for the U.S. Army, consulting with different Army headquarters operations in San Antonio and the Washington, DC area. Rachel oversees a team that provides a broad spectrum of services in support of the Army, including global and criminal threat analyses, reporting and training to prevent sexual harassment and assault, improvement of personnel and pay systems, and operation enhancement at Arlington National Cemetery.
Rachel joined Booz Allen more than two decades ago as a research analyst and has served on a number of teams within the firm’s civil, defense, and intelligence accounts. A seasoned expert in process improvement, she has a Six Sigma Black Belt and has led many large-scale Lean Six Sigma and business process reengineering jobs in the Army, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and other government agencies and intelligence businesses.
Rachel earned many accolades, including Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Chairman’s Award in 2011 for leadership in improving Arlington National Cemetery management operations and processes. In 2015, she received a Booz Allen Excellence Award for leadership in the firm’s work with the Army on diversity and inclusion efforts.
Prior to Booz Allen, Rachel was an intern on Capitol Hill, at the Center for International Education and Development, and at the Brookings Institution where she contributed research on the devaluation of the Mexican peso.
Rachel holds an M.A. from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University where she focused on Latin American studies and international trade. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College in history, Latin American studies, and Spanish.