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Rachel Haverkamp

“Speak up. Speak out. Get in the way. Get in good trouble, necessary trouble.”

-Representative John Lewis

Rachel Haverkamp joined the YWCA Knoxville and Tennessee Valley in 2017 and serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Before becoming CEO, Rachel served as YWCA's Senior Director of Donor Relations and previously was the Executive Director of the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association.

Rachel has a Master of Music from University of North Carolina School of the Arts and is an alumni of the Consortium for Social Enterprise Effectiveness at the UT Haslam College of Business.