Meet Our Team
Having earned her undergraduate degree in Health Services Administration and an Executive Leadership MBA at James Madison University, Rachel Doherty has been a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator for the state of Virginia since 2010. She is an avid JMU Dukes fan, and regularly returns to her alma mater and other universities to encourage college students to pursue a career in long term care.
Rachel has experience working in diverse environments. She started her career at a large nursing home in Northern Virginia and most recently in a military life plan community, working multiple years in an all Memory Care Assisted Living. She has obtained two national awards for communities that provide high quality healthcare services. Rachel is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner and continually seeks best practices in dementia care. Her goal is to continue to improve the quality of lives for those in need of long-term care services.
Rachel is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has lived in Northern Virginia for most of her life. She values time spent with her family and friends. She enjoys traveling and the opportunity to see new places. One of her most memorable experiences was traveling abroad to China, visiting Beijing and Hong Kong. The Outer Banks in North Carolina holds a special place in her heart, and each year she looks forward to vacationing there with family.