Rachel grew up in Southwest Michigan and often vacationed in Northern Michigan with her family. She became a true “lake-lover” at that point and has remained one ever since. A master’s trained physical therapist, Rachel decided to stay at home raising their children before reentering the workforce and currently oversees reservations for Northern Michigan Escapes. She thoroughly enjoys helping people on many levels and feels as though God has led their family many places in order to do this. When she is not with her family she enjoys spending time with friends, skiing, boating and running. She earned her undergraduate degree from Hope College and her graduate degree from Central Michigan University.