Rachel leads Avascent’s healthcare advisory practice where she consults on a wide range of issues faced by companies in the market, including market entry and growth strategy, merger and acquisition advisory, strategic/account planning, and capture support and price-to-win assessment.
Rachel’s areas of expertise include patient care and benefits management, public health and life sciences, and health information technology.
Rachel supports a diverse set of clients, from leading healthcare companies to professional and IT services firms serving both health and broader government services markets, helping them translate macro market trends, customer requirements, and competitive dynamics into sustainable growth strategies. Clients include government contractors looking to grow their footprint and/or expand into adjacent markets, as well as commercial health and technology firms seeking to better understand the government opportunity space.
Rachel is an active member of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Federal Health Community and the Professional Services Council (PSC). Prior to joining Avascent, Ms. Jenkins worked with the Markets and Enterprise Program at the World Resources Institute. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in international studies.