Rachel Leigh Gross is the Platform & Community Manager of the New England Venture Capital Association, in which she focuses on supporting and connecting the region’s venture capital leaders. Rachel has operated in the innovation ecosystem for five years, working as program manager for accelerator MassChallenge and as community & events lead for a New York-based startup. She is an active member of the New England business community as a contributing member of Startup RI, occasional speaker, and startup cheerleader.
Outside of the NEVCA, Rachel publishes content to The Balance and HomeLight on topics from entrepreneurship and finance to lifestyle and real estate. She swears to get her business (RLG Home) off the ground one day. Rachel is a graduate of Brown University and considers Rhode Island her home.