Meet our founder
Rachel Cooke is the founder of Lead Above Noise, a firm poised to be your partner in retaining, engaging, and developing your talent — your secret sauce, your rocket fuel, your most invaluable corporate asset.
A sought-after experience designer, facilitator, speaker, and coach, Rachel crafts employee experiences and delivers leadership development that unlock employee potential and, in turn, leave your clients and customers delighted. Rachel’s gift for blending her external expertise with a company’s interior wisdom, experience and intuition has won her accolades from a diverse slate of clients, including American Express, Wolters Kluwer, Cisco, Splunk, AMC Networks, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Scholastic and many more.
Named by Inc. Magazine as a Top 100 Leadership Speaker, Rachel’s insights have been featured in such publications as Inc. Magazine, Thrive Global, Bloomberg Quint, Fast Company, Business Insider, HuffPost and more. Rachel is also the host of Macmillan’s Modern Mentor Podcast, a weekly show delivering actionable tips and insights for those striving to define and achieve their version of success.
Rachel holds her master’s degree in organizational psychology from Columbia University and her bachelor’s degree in human development from Cornell University.