Rachel Karu

Founder, RAE Development

Rachel Karu’s quest for an authentic, meaningful life led her to found RAE Development - a professional and personal development practice. An experienced coach, speaker, trainer, and singer with over 19 years’ experience, she energizes her clients and creates an affirming environment for personal and professional transformation. Prior to launching RAE Development, Rachel served as Human Resources Manager at EMI Music Distribution and the Manager of Organization Development and Training at Easton Sports, Inc.  Rachel earned a Master’s of Science in Counseling for Business, Industry and Government and a Bachelor of Science in Business with a specialization in Human Resources. She achieved her Coaching Credential through the International Coaching Federation and is a Certified Strengths Coach. Rachel is certified/qualified in a variety of assessment tools including the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and Standout (strengths based assessment). Clients include: Raytheon, United States Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Nestle, Citibank, Allergan, Tenet Healthcare, Philips, Braille Institute, Mattel, Viacom, and Disney/ABC Media. Rachel also serves as the chairperson for the Association for Talent Development’s Westside special interest group for over seven years. Rachel is the proud author of Stepping Into More – Lessons from a Recovering Perfectionist and is also a featured contributor in Passionistas Talk!: The Best of The Passion Point Interviews by Caren Glasser (both available on Amazon.com)