Rachael Waechter


Rachael Waechter is a consultant for AmPhil’s Phoenix office. She helps our clients conquer the day-to-day challenges of development operations. Rachael’s specialties include foundation prospecting and grant writing, email solicitation and social media writing, and project management.

Before coming to AmPhil, Rachael was appointed to the U.S. Secretary of Defense’s protocol office, where she organized meetings and wrote remarks for the Secretary of Defense. Before her time in the Pentagon, she worked as the research assistant at the Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, where she organized meetings and events for foreign ambassadors and national leaders and assisted with European and Arctic policy research. Rachael was also a Heritage Foundation 2020 Speechwriting Fellow.

Rachael is a proud graduate of Hillsdale College, where she studied History, Rhetoric and Public Address, and Spanish. Rachael currently lives in Hillsdale, Michigan with her husband, Joshua, and serves as an alumni advisor for her women’s fraternity, Pi Beta Phi.