Rachael Grail

Senior Consultant | San Francisco, CA


Rachael’s goal is to enable peak performance in teams through effective communication, strengths-based collaboration, and sustained well-being. As an experienced facilitator and coach, she skillfully weaves new concepts and awareness into practical actions. She leverages a breadth of experience and numerous evidence-based frameworks to be highly responsive to the unique needs of each group she supports.

Before her work as a leadership development specialist, she was an educator at a private school in the Silicon Valley for six years, where she designed and delivered custom curriculum to a group of neurodiverse students. Prior to that, she worked for ten years as an executive producer of large-scale events in the San Francisco Bay Area. This taught her volumes about team dynamics in high stakes situations and is where her interest in team development originated.

In her spare time, Rachael hosts pro-bono workshops empowering social emotional development in women and girls. She also sits on the advisory board of the Appleseed Project, a 501c3 dedicated to building community and creating access to music and maker arts.

Rachael holds a BA with Honors from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She holds certificates in Women in Leadership, and Persuasive Communication from Cornell University. She is a CPCC certified coach from the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI,) and an ACC Certified Coach from the International Coaches Federation (ICF). She is also an LHEP certified practitioner of The Human Element model for Organizational Effectiveness

Rachael supports leaders and teams in global companies, high growth startups, and NGO’s. Her experience includes engagement with clients at: Amazon, Adobe, DocuSign, Meta, Outside PR, PG&E, Service Now, and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

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