As the Senior Manager, Risk & Operations, Rachel Mallison provides risk consultation and support to the Aspen Institute, enabling its programs and departments to manage and mitigate risks that could jeopardize its people or mission objectives. Before joining the Aspen Institute in June 2022, Rachel worked for the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms doing disaster response and recovery. She worked on all aspects of congressional emergency management and continuity for events like the Biden/Harris Inauguration, States of the Union, and high-profile funerals as well emergencies like COVID and January 6th. Prior to that she designed mass-casualty incident exercises for FEMA and DHS as a consultant at the Cadmus Group. Rachel has a MPA in Nonprofit Management and a BA in Political Science from Texas A&M University.