Rachel Veltri

RACHEL NEVES VELTRI, Business Development Manager

Rachel Neves Veltri is a native of both Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina. A Hendersonville High graduate, 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 Florida and began a career in construction. She ran her own company as a Certified General Contractor for nearly a decade in the Tampa Bay region. Rachel moved back to her family home in Travelers Rest in 2012. Drawing on her experience, she then 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. WCF 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. She joined the team at Morgan-Keefe Builders in 2020. Here, she focuses on building relationships with the communities, vendors, and people moving into Western NC and Upstate SC.

Rachel lives on a farm in Travelers Rest with her husband Joe. Her favorite activities are fishing in the Florida waters and mentoring young women in the construction industry.