Meet Rachel J. Barrett-Dolcine, MPA, CPM Entrepreneur. Business Strategist. Speaker. Trainer. Author. Philanthropist
Rachel J. Barrett-Dolcine launched Compass Consulting and Training Solutions in 2010 and has continued to implement innovative strategies to grow the company’s small business and nonprofit consulting and business services.Compass Consulting and Training Solutions, LLC is a community based business that prides itself on being an asset to the communities throughout Central Maryland.Through its Community Giving Back Program, Compass facilitates free training classes and workshops for nonprofit and community organizations that are on a limited budget.
Rachel has been a Trainer and Professional Development Facilitator for over 10 years. Rachel is an Adjunct Faculty staff member at two local community colleges; a GED Instructor; a Certified Health & Safety Institute (HSI) CPR and First Aid Instructor; a Certified Health & Safety Institute Instructor for CPR and First Aid Trainer Certification Course; and an approved Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Office of Childcare (OCC) Core of Knowledge Trainer.
Rachel previously served as the Outreach, Partnership and Training Director at Baltimore Reads, Inc., a local nonprofit that provides adult literacy and training services. In her role at Baltimore Reads, Rachel developed and oversaw the company’s Training and Consulting Services, the second social enterprise venture to be undertaken in Baltimore Reads’ 25 year history.Over the last year, she has developed a custom Before & After Care curriculum for the Y of Central Maryland’s, the largest childcare provider in the state of Maryland.Rachel facilitates Compass’ the Small Business Institute (SBI), a 10 month intense training program for entrepreneurs; four week virtual Nonprofit Boot Camp; and monthly ASK ME How info sessions.
Rachel received her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Deviant Behavior and Social Control from John Jay College of Criminal Justice; a Master of Public Administration from the University of Baltimore; is a graduate of the Associated Black Charities (ABC) Board Pipeline Leadership Program and the prestigious Maryland Certified Public Manager Program- Nonprofit Track at the University of Baltimore.In February 2015, Rachel was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women.
Rachel is the author of "Conversations with My Son: Witty & Fun Inspiration for Mothers Raising Boys" (due for release March 2017) and co-author of "The Art of Brave Living" with Diane Cunningham.
Rachel is an avid volunteer and currently serves as the Founder of the Joseph and Vera Douglas Family Foundation, Inc.; is on the Board of Directors for Bringing On New Direction (BOND), Inc. and A Good Black Man, Inc. Rachel hosts an annual Christian Women Business Owners Summit and leads an annual missions trip to Jamaica.
Rachel lives in Randallstown, Maryland with her husband and son.
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