Rachel Crawford is an enrolled member of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. Rachel has the privilege of serving as the Chief Executive Officer for Quivera Enterprise, LLC (Quivera), a tribally owned holding company. Quivera was established in 2018 by the Wichita Tribe Industrial Development Commission (WTIDC) as a mechanism for enhancing sustainability and expanding business opportunities for the WTIDC’s federal contracting businesses. Currently, the businesses supported by Quivera provide several services to the federal government in the areas of construction, logistics, information technology, financial management services, occupational health, and environmental services.
As the current Interim-President of Iscani Industries, Rachel brings 8-years of business development and growth strategy services to the company. Rachel has an entrepreneurial mindset and program execution skills refined through leadership roles involving continuous collaboration with business executives driving processes and effecting positive change.
Ms. Crawford holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, and a master’s degree in Administrative Leadership and Economics all from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining the team at Quivera, Rachel worked for non-profit mission-driven efforts that value equity and serve as a catalyst for change. She has grown up in Anadarko and has served her community in several capacities since leaving for college. Rachel has a passion for grassroots movements that encourage and provide for opportunities that improve the quality of life for all Indigenous peoples.