Rachel Kolstad


Rachel Kolstad - Business Development ManagerRachel joined the Ignite team in 2015 after more than 16 years in sales at General Mills. Her career within the CPG world has provided her with experiences in category management, trade, strategic planning, selling to the customer, cross-boundary relationships, and training & developing sales teams. As a Business Development Manager at IGNITE, Rachel works with clients to provide insights and strategies for the categories they compete in. She has a passion for small business and is excited to be part of an outstanding team that helps clients achieve their short and long term business goals.

In her spare time you will find her running after her children (2 teenagers and a toddler — she literally has to run); enjoying the outdoors by gardening, camping, fishing, or house-boating; reading a good book with a glass of wine; or going on a long walk with her husband and family dog.

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