Rachael is a Principal at FS Vector with extensive experience in the crypto and DeFi space. She spent five years at Coinbase where she led the company’s state regulatory strategy and helped attain money transmitter licenses in almost all jurisdictions. Rachael was also responsible for a number of collaborative team projects including tax reporting, product launches, unclaimed property reporting, and dispute resolution.

She then spent time in the DeFi space, first at Dharma Labs and then as a consultant. While at Dharma, Rachael was responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with all external audiences, including customers, policymakers, regulators, and industry representatives. Most notably, she built out a comprehensive regulatory strategy for potential future products.Rachael has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from University of California, Berkeley. Originally from Los Angeles, she currently resides in San Francisco. In her free time, she loves cooking, traveling, and exploring new bars and restaurants in the Bay Area.