Rachel Sitta is Director of Contracts, Compliance, and Pricing for Cardno International Development; an international consulting firm based in Arlington, Virginia, which is dedicated to the social, economic, and physical development of communities around the world.
Rachel holds a B.S. in Finance from The College of New Jersey and a Professional Master’s Certification in Government Contracting from The George Washington University. Since 2002, Rachel has pursued a career with nonprofit organizations and other international development firms, which provide similar program delivery and services to help the world’s most vulnerable populations. Rachel has an extensive background in pricing, negotiating, and managing US Government and USAID contracts, grants, and other assistance awards as well as awards from a variety of other major international donors such as DFID, ADB, World Bank, DANIDA.
Rachel’s personal journey with her desmoid tumor started in 2012 and has involved massive chest wall resection, a near immediate recurrence, and a variety of drugs and chemotherapies. Rachel is committed to raising funds and awareness to support research for desmoid tumors.
Rachel resides in Vienna, Virginia with her husband, Grant, and their daughter, Adalyn.