Rachel Swan

Grants Manager

Rachel has been the Grants Manager since May 2018, having previously served as the Program Associate for Organizational Effectiveness (now Nonprofit Leadership and Effectiveness) since May 2015. Rachel graduated from the University of Evansville in Indiana, with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Studies with Associated Studies in Religion and History and then worked in theatrical nonprofits in New York and Washington DC, including Arena Stage, for seven years. A native of New Orleans, Rachel returned home to obtain her Masters in Arts Administration, graduating with honors from the University of New Orleans. Rachel lives uptown with her husband, Daniel Pruksarnukul (a teacher at NOCCA), and their son, Westley.