The American Red cross has chosen Rachel Word as its new CEO for the Mississippi Region. She has served in strategic leadership roles with the organization for more than ten years.
Word has more than 15 years of experience in the non-profit and public sector career field. She’s served in the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama regions of the American Red Cross. This includes her prior experience, where she oversaw paid and volunteer staff in three Chapters that served 2.98 million residents.
Word joined the American Red Cross in December 2007.