Jan 08, 2020
Rachel Selby, Philanthropy Officer, Children's
"Ohio's Children, our Future”

Rachel has spent the last 6 years working for Dayton Children’s Hospital in the role of Philanthropy Officer. She is proud to have been part of the team that raised over $27 million in a historic campaign to build a new patient tower that keeps kids close to home. Rachel serves on the organization’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and manages their Grateful Family Program in the Foundation.

Rachel and her husband, Pete, are raising their family in Washington Township. They have adopted 5 of their children from the foster care system. They have shown compassion, courage, and commitment after opening their hearts and home to foster 25 children over 8 years.

Defending life, addressing child welfare issues, and improving healthcare, specifically access to mental health programs, are her top priorities.

Rachel holds 2 degrees from Indiana University, in General Studies and Political Science, graduating with highest distinction. She attended graduate school at Tiffin University, obtaining a Masters in Humanities with a concentration in Communication.