Rachel Vaz is a program assistant for the NH SBDC, serving clients statewide. She is passionate about business as a force for social change, leading to her background in corporate social responsibility and working with nonprofits with an earned revenue model. In 2019, she was one of the winners of the Social Venture Innovation Challenge with a project aimed at creating affordable and sustainable housing in New Hampshire. In this new role, Rachel is looking forward to supporting entrepreneurs of all backgrounds to sustain and bolster thriving communities all over the state. Rachel earned a BA from International Business and Economics from the University of New Hampshire.