Team Kivvit

Rachel Lenke
Rachel Lenke Principal Chicago

Rachel Lenke

Rachel specializes in message development, strategic planning, reputation management and media relations. She provides support to clients in a range of sectors including real estate, energy, education and economic development.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Rachel was an account executive at MK Communications, a public affairs firm based in Chicago, where she managed strategic communication and media relations efforts for impact investment funds, city agencies, residential and commercial real estate firms, and citywide mayoral youth initiatives. Rachel also brings experience from serving in the Press Office of Mayor Rahm Emanuel where she focused on media relations, event management and engagement with a wide range of city agencies.

Born and raised in the Chicago area, Rachel holds a Master of Public Policy from Loyola University of Chicago and dual bachelor’s degrees in political science and communications studies from Augustana College.