Young Involved Philadelphia

Our Board

Rachel Patchen - Vice President


Rachel is a Business Consulting and Technology Senior Associate at Grant Thornton. As a change management practitioner, she works on large-scale business transformations relating to technology, organizational and business process change. Rachel is also a leader in her firm’s women business resource group and organizes events and programs to help with the recruitment, retention, and promotion of women.

Rachel grew up just outside of Philadelphia. After graduating from Penn State in 2015 with Bachelors in Economics and Psychology, she moved back to Philadelphia and settled in the Fairmount area. Rachel’s first involvement with YIP was through the ambassador program, where she helped on-board new volunteers and foster connections between event attendees. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys cooking, traveling, and discovering new restaurants in the city.