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Rachel Coyle

Communications Director
Pronouns: she/her

Rachel Coyle, IO’s Communications Director, was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science from The Ohio State University and a master’s degree in political communication from American University.

Rachel brings a broad range of Ohio political experience to Innovation Ohio. She has held legislative and campaign roles with the Ohio Senate Democrats, directed communications for Joe Schiavoni for Ohio Governor and Cathy Johnson for Ohio Senate, and served as press secretary for the Ohio Democratic Party. She has previous experience with nonprofits as well, having managed grassroots advocacy and mobilization at ACLU of Ohio.
In her free time, Rachel operates the popular advocacy training program “How Things Work at the Ohio Statehouse,” which teaches Ohioans how to be effective Statehouse activists.