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Rachel Carlson      

Co-Founder and CEO of Guild Education

Rachel Carlson is the Co-Founder and CEO of Guild Education, a company on a mission to unlock opportunity for America’s workforce through education and upskilling, with a double bottom-line business model that does well by doing good. Guild works with leading Fortune 1000 employers such as The Walt Disney Company, Walmart, Discover, Chipotle, Target, and Lowe's to transform their education and upskilling programs through Guild's technology platform, payments system, and learning marketplace. With over 1,000 employees and a growing customer base, Guild is a fast-growing company that was recognized as a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas award and a CNBC Disruptor 50 company for its work at the intersection of education and the future of work.

Prior to founding Guild, Carlson was the Founder and CEO of Student Blueprint and worked for the 2008 Obama campaign before serving in the Obama White House.

Carlson holds an M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business as well as an M.A. in Education and B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University. Carlson lives in Denver with her husband, David, and their twin girls, Lily Grace and Magnolia.

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