Rachel Nazhand is the Vice President of Operations at Street Diligence, a high-growth NYC-based tech company, where she leads business operations, product execution and client services, as well as overall company strategy and growth initiatives. Street Diligence is a contract intelligence platform that is highly regarded in the financial sector, with ambitious expansion plans into the government contract space, real estate and other industries.
Rachel is a seasoned business operations professional with diverse perspectives from both startup and corporate experiences. She’s led a number of strategic efforts in her prior roles at ExecOnline in NYC as well as Social Tables in Washington, DC, including supporting key clients, launching new products, growing various business units, honing company culture and more. Rachel is a strong advocate for crafting intentional, non-vertical career paths and loves to mentor young professionals in how they too can take charge of their own professional journey.
Prior to joining the tech startup space, Rachel spent several years with Lockheed Martin, where she led contract change negotiations for a multi-billion dollar ship-building contract. She also spent time in her early career working for a female-led meeting and event planning firm where she oversaw all aspects of the planning and execution of annual conferences and trade shows across the US.
In her spare time, Rachel is an avid food lover and spent her weekends working as a sous chef for a personal chef in Washington, DC. For balance, she is a certified yoga and barre instructor and enjoys staying active with her rescued pitbull and husband, while planning their next global adventure.
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