Get to Know Me: Rachel Warren

Posted on Sep 17, 2019


Welcome to our “Get to Know Me” feature for RVC employees! Today we are going to get to know Rachel Warren.

Title: Director of Outcomes Assessment

Department: Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Tell us a little about your job at RVC.

From a technical perspective, my job is to collect, analyze, and report data to the many stakeholders of our institution.  On a more personal note, my job is to work with all members of the RVC family to ensure that our students are getting everything they can out of the courses, programs, and services RVC has to offer. 

What motivates or inspires you?

Working with students is always inspiring to me.  It is so exciting to be able to help a student shape her future, and it keeps me motivated in my own life.

What scares you?

 Messes

What do you like to do for fun?

 I LOVE to go on car trips with my husband and daughter!

What was your very first job?

 Beef A Roo on South Alpine

Who are your role models?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sheryl Sandberg, Michelle Obama, and Tina Fey.

Favorite quote or song lyric?

Theodore Roosevelt: “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”

What is the best advice you have ever received?

This too shall pass.

What’s the last good book you’ve read?

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

What’s the last good movie you have seen?

 Toy Story 4

What is your favorite TV show to binge watch?

 Stranger Things

Most recent concert you have attended?

 The Backstreet Boys at the United Center in 2019

If you could be best friends with a celebrity, who would it be?

 Tina Fey

Where is your favorite place to eat?

 Cheesecake Factory

Do you have any pets?

 No; pets lead to messes

Where do you like to go or what do you like to do when you have a long weekend?

 Galena

What’s your go-to karaoke song?

 “Let It Go” from Frozen

What is your biggest pet peeve?

 Leaving a mess

What is the food you can’t live without?

 Pizza!

What might surprise people to learn about you?

 I’m an amateur-expert in cults and The Kennedys.

What is your favorite board game?

 Monopoly

If you could be any character on a TV show, who would it be?

 Leslie Knope from “Parks and Rec”

Do you play any sports?

 Bowling and Figure Skating

What’s your favorite thing about working at RVC?

 The people! 

What’s the next big thing coming up in your life that you are looking forward to?

My Husband’s 40th Birthday in Las Vegas!

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