VP, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy Corporate Relations
Rachel Hutchisson is a respected executive experienced in building and leading CSR initiatives, forging strategic relationships and sharing expertise to further the field of social good. Her work puts her at the center of critical conversations driving social innovation. Rachel is VP of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy of Blackbaud, Inc., BLKB, a leading cloud software company focused on powering an Ecosystem of Good through its work with individuals, nonprofits, foundations and companies. She is responsible for global CSR, leading the company’s 3,400 associates in efforts to serve and give both through professional and personal avenues. Rachel couples her deep interest in good and mentoring with strong communication skills developed through collegiate and postgraduate study and with her passion for diversity, inclusion and equity. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Dickinson College and holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Rachel is the Chair of the Board of Directors of The Giving Institute, publishers of Giving USA, serves on the board of Learning to Give, and chairs Blackbaud’s Senior Women’s Leadership Council. She is a past board member of AFP International and the Coastal Community Foundation, is a Riley Fellow (having attended Furman’s Diversity Leadership Institute) and has participated in both phases of the Racial Equity Institute training, hosted by the YWCA. Her talk “The Era of Corporate Social Responsibility is Ending” is available on the TEDx YouTube channel.