Rachel Thompson, Senior Consultant
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and French, Kansas State University
What Rachel enjoys most about
“Helping clients achieve alignment, clarity and meaningful strategies for cultural change and smart growth.”
Rachel is a Senior Consultant with Luminas. She is a native of Kansas and currently resides in Cary, NC. Her professional experience includes more than a decade spent in human-centered design and design thinking, strategic facilitation, meeting design, production and facilitation, experiential learning and teaching, and coaching. Rachel is an accomplished meeting and event facilitator, credentialed as a Certified Virtual Facilitator™ (CVF™) through the International Institute for Facilitation (INIFAC). She is a Design Thinking Facilitator at the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland and, has served as an Adjunct Instructor for the Design Leadership MA/MBA program at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Rachel is also a member of the International Forum of Visual Practitioners (IFVP) and Mid-Atlantic Facilitators’ Network (MAFN).