Senior Account Executive
Rachel Peabody serves as the Springfield-based Senior Account Executive for Mac Strategies Group. In this capacity, she executes media campaigns surrounding a variety of issues at the Statehouse and provides account management focusing on public relations and strategic communications.
Peabody brings a multifaceted communications skill set to the table having experience in public relations, corporate communications and community relations. She also has a client-centric approach from her experiences in account leadership roles in agency settings.
Rachel has served in an account leadership role for a diverse set of clients and industries. Launching her career at a nationally recognized St. Louis-based agency focusing on public relations for agricultural clients, Rachel managed day-to-day PR needs for national brands and traveled the country interacting with those in the agricultural industry, hosting events and working closely with the media. One of her greatest strengths is her understanding of business and internal communications gained from her experience in communications management for a Fortune 50 global equipment company. Rachel knows how to deliver results when it comes to executing strategic communication plans on a deadline and for a targeted audience. She has experience in crisis communications, event planning and executive level communications support, with a unique background in the agricultural and manufacturing industries.
Rachel is a central Illinois native and resides in her hometown of Taylorville with her husband, Sam. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.