About the Speakers
Chief Marketing Officer, Mighty Citizen
Rachel first built a career as a designer—working for some of the most recognizable names in advertising, including stints in London and Australia. Then, she returned to Austin and built Creative Suitcase—her own strategic design firm. Over the next 11 years, Creative Suitcase became a darling of the Austin creative scene—securing partnerships with institutions like The University of Texas, United Way, Habitat for Humanity, and countless others. In late 2016, Creative Suitcase merged with Mighty Citizen. As the Chief Marketing Officer, Rachel splits her days between promoting Mighty Citizen’s full buffet of digital and marketing services and working directly with clients on branding, marketing, and campaigns. She is also a frequent speaker at local and national conferences and events.
Rachel has worked every side of the Rubik’s cube that is the nonprofit sector. When she was 26 Rachel Muir launched Girlstart, non-profit empowering girls in math, science, engineering and technology in the living room of her apartment with $500 and a credit card. Several years later she had raised over 10 million and was featured on Oprah, CNN, and the Today show. Her career spans running successful nonprofits, leading an online fundraising consulting practice and managing major gift portfolios. Today she transforms people into confident, successful fundraisers. Learn more about Rachel at www.rachelmuir.com