Rachel Blanton is extremely excited to continue her career with Austin Alliance Group as a Facilitator & HR Consultant. Rachel is a Society of Human Resource Management – Certified Professional, a certified facilitator for John P. Wiley & Sons’ Everything DiSC, and an ATD Certified Virtual Instructional Designer. She has Human Resource business partnership experience in multi-state small and mid-sized businesses in their start-up & growth phases. Her specialties are in learning & development, performance management, and employee relations & retention.
She is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a BS in Sport Management and a Minor in Business. Her passion for sports carried her through several specialties throughout the collegiate and professional sports industry, including holding positions in Athletics Marketing for Texas A&M, Community Relations for the San Francisco Giants, and Inside Sales for the Boston Red Sox.
As her business experience is diverse, she found her passion for helping people was a common thread. She enjoys discovering why people love what they do and helping them do it better. Zooming out to the big picture, she understands that work can have a significant impact on people’s lives; where one works, who one works with, and how one works should have an overall positive impact on one’s life. She is passionate about working with companies and business leaders who share this belief, and whose goal is to make their workplace more Human while increasing their bottom line
When she is not on the job, Rachel can be found watching any Bay Area or Texas A&M sports team, exploring a new restaurant in Downtown Austin, or walking her dog, Rigatoni.