Rachael Slobodien is an accomplished communications and policy professional with experience serving in senior roles at the White House, on Capitol Hill, and at some of the Nation’s most influential political and advocacy organizations. A strategic thinker who excels in high-pressure environments, Rachael is skilled at
creating effective messaging and branding documents to increase visibility and impact.
Most recently, Rachael served as the Chief Communications Officer at the America First Policy Institute. In this role, Rachael positioned AFPI to become the policy powerhouse dedicated to putting America first. With a unique understanding of policy and communications, Rachael previously served as Chief of Staff of the White House Council of Economic Advisers in the Donald J. Trump Administration.
As a seasoned campaign veteran, Rachael was Communications Director at Club for Growth and previously served as Communications Director for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and advised his 2016 presidential campaign. Rachael also worked at The Heritage Foundation where she led communications strategy for Heritage’s Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity.
A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Rachael holds a B.A. in politics and religion from Washington and Lee, where she graduated cum laude and with honors. Rachael also earned a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, where she graduated with honors and served as Editor-in-Chief of The Federal Communications Law Journal.