Rachel Costello

Rachel is a co-founder and CEO of a veteran-owned business that focuses on introducing a definitive risk minimization methodology and opportunity discovery for enterprise and small business clients.

She most recently led project management and business development for Tesla’s Energy Products Team. A practitioner of team management and design thinking, Rachel leveraged her deep knowledge of Tesla’s corporate culture and operations to play a critical role in leading and completing numerous large-scale projects globally, including infrastructure development and construction of Gigafactory 1; led an intrapreneur startup that became Tesla Energy; opening Tesla’s second-largest retail showroom in the world; emerging market entry efforts in global commercial and government sectors for energy and automotive products; launch of $1.2B government compliance program and $37.5M education and workforce development initiative in Nevada.

Prior to joining Tesla, Rachel served 30 years in the U.S. Navy as Director of Executive Leadership Team.