RACHEL VELTRI, Business Development Manager
Rachel is a native of both Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina, graduating high school at Hendersonville High, she later went on to start a career in Commercial Real Estate in Greenville, SC. After several years in commercial real estate, Rachel moved to the west coast of Florida to begin a career in construction. Rachel is a Certified General Contractor in Florida and ran her own company for close to a decade in the Tampa Bay region. Rachel moved back to her family home in Travelers Rest in 2012, where she began working as a consultant to developers in need of owner’s rep and interim project management services.
Rachel went on to obtain her MBA at North Greenville University, where her ancestors donated the land for the university in 1892. In 2019, Rachel along with co-founder Angela Gardner, founded Women Construction Forum (WCF) in Upstate SC, which focuses one-on-one connections with women in construction and alliances with local colleges and universities to support and mentor women entering the construction industry.
Rachel is an adjunct professor at Greenville Technical College where she teaches Construction Project Management. Rachel joined the team at Morgan Keefe Builders in 2020, where she focuses on building relationships with the communities, vendors, and people moving into our areas. Rachel lives on a farm in Travelers Rest with her husband Joe, and her favorite activities are fishing in the Florida waters and mentoring young women in the construction industry.