A credit & finance leader in the building material supply space for over 15 years, today Rachel is the Director of Financial Services for one of the Country’s largest roofing material distributors, SRS Distribution. She leads a team of credit professionals who are responsible for Credit/Finance decisions for 111 branches with A/R that exceeds 1.5B annually and is still growing. She strongly believes that partnering with sales is key and building relationships are 2 building blocks needed for a successful credit department along with following basic credit fundamentals and listening to your GUT.
Rachel started her career in Credit at Shelter Distribution in 2005 in Accounts Receivable. After Beacon acquired Shelter Distribution in late 2005, Rachel quickly moved into the Credit Department as a Credit Manager working her way up to Regional Credit Manager responsible for $1.2B in receivables across 75 branches. She managed a team of whose portfolios included residential and commercial roofing, waterproofing, insulation and other complementary building products such as siding, windows and stucco.
Rachel is in her third year as a Board Member for the National Women in Roofing (NWIR)’s DFW Council. She is also a member of SRS Women’s Leadership Forum. She also participates heavily in NACM Southwest credit groups along with Texas Statewide Construction group.
Originally from Austin, Rachel currently resides in McKinney with her husband David and their blended family of six children (1 girl and 5 boys ranging from 13 to 27 years of age). In her spare time she enjoys camping, fishing, spending time at the lake or the beach as well as taking vacations to new places. More...