Business Consultant & Trainer, Hobbs
Rachael was born in beautiful Gallup NM to parents Richard and Cecilia Perez. Rachael was encouraged and supported by her parents to attend and graduate college, the first in her great big family. She earned a Bachelor’s in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from Eastern New Mexico University. Rachael moved to Hobbs in 2009, and with her passion to serve others, she quickly engaged in community activities as a volunteer and has been serving Lea County ever since. She has served in several non-profit organizations and is currently the Vice President of the Hobbs Hispano Chamber of Commerce. Rachael comes with over 20 years of experience in public relations, community outreach, marketing, event management and business consulting. As the former Public Information Officer for Lea County, she holds certifications in Crisis Management, FEMA and the New Mexico Broadcaster’s Association. Rachael has two sons, Zaeden and Gavin who are excellent students and talented athletes. She enjoys running and lifting weights with her husband Brandon whom she adores. Rachael is looking forward to serving entrepreneurs and business owners with the successful programs WESST has to offer.