Rachel Terry Simonsen

Director of Research

My favorite core value is "gratitude"

Rachel Terry Simonsen started her career in executive search in 2016. As a generalist, Rachel has worked on executive level search engagements within an abundance of industries to include SaaS, Biotechnology, Industrial Manufacturing/Distribution, Consumer Goods, Private Equity, Healthcare Services, Business Services, and more. Her role is to identify target companies and candidates in the marketplace to fit our clients’ needs. She has executed research on more than 500 searches over her career.

Rachel was born and raised in Southern California. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona, Tucson in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. While in college, she participated in helping to plan philanthropy events for her sorority, Pi Beta Phi, and interned for “Wings on Words,” a child language center for speech language education, therapy, and research. Prior to college, Rachel served as a volunteer for Saddleback Church assisting children with disabilities. She resides in Irvine, CA with her husband, Don. The two of them share a passion for cheering on their two favorite collegiate teams, the Arizona Wildcats and USC Trojans!

Fun Facts:

  • Married to her High School sweetheart, Don.  
  • Grew up playing soccer, golf, water polo and competitive swim.
  • “Lean 6 Sigma” Certified.