FLOWOOD, Miss. (WTVA) - Rachel Word has been chosen to lead the American Red Cross’ Mississippi Region.
She has more than 15 years of experience in the non-profit and public sector.
She joined the American Red Cross in December of 2007 and had served the organization in strategic leadership roles during the last 10 years.
As the regional chief executive officer for the Mississippi Region and the executive director of the Southwest Mississippi Chapter, she oversees paid and volunteer staff in three chapters that cover 80 counties and serve 2.98 million residents.