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Rachel Sams

Consultant and Staff Writer, Nonprofit Risk Management Center


United States

Rachel Sams is an experienced writer, editor, manager and leader taking on a career transformation after 20 years in business journalism. She is a Lead Consultant and Editor at the Nonprofit Risk Management Center. She advises nonprofits on risk issues, teaches a class for emerging nonprofit risk leaders, creates member and client webinars, and edits the NRMC publication Risk Management Essentials.

She is the former editor-in-chief of business journal Albuquerque Business First, where she led the newsroom in creating a “Reinventing Our City” series and event on how to reinvent Albuquerque’s economy. The project won ABF a finalist spot in the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing awards.

She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she hikes, practices yoga and writes fiction and poetry.