Rachel Pankuch serves as the Special Assistant to the CEO at the Special Competitive Studies Project. Prior to SCSP, she worked in the U.S. Senate as an Assistant to the Chief of Staff and Intern Coordinator for two and a half years. She earned a B.A. in Organizational Communication from George Mason University and is currently pursuing her MBA at the College of William and Mary. Before the U.S. Senate, she previously worked for a lobbying firm as an Office Administrator and as a Research Intern at a defense lobbying firm.