Rachel Cheetham is the CEO and Founder of Final Offset LLC, a consulting firm dedicated to building bridges between government, industry, and academia.
Mrs. Cheetham has extensive and diverse experience in the aerospace industry from commercial to the Department of Defense (DoD). She serves as a subject matter expert for the space industry which has contributed to the Colorado and national economic growth. Previously, Mrs. Cheetham supported the DoD Defense Innovation Board’s (DIB) Space Advisory Committee in their mission to provide independent advice on strategic, organizational, and technological issues affecting the space domain. Prior to her work with the DIB, Mrs. Cheetham served as the Regional Director of the DoD National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) where she engaged military customers, start-ups, and academic institutions to leverage the best ideas, talent, and technology against critical national security problems. Mrs. Cheetham also served as the Chief of Staff of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Space Systems where she worked with the executive team to coordinate strategy development and execution.
Accomplished and acquainted with business in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region, Mrs. Cheetham has been instrumental in amplifying companies and their influence on the national and global imprint. Mrs. Cheetham is a collaborator, mentor and has a proven record of elevating others as an advocate and champion of the aerospace industry. Mrs. Cheetham received a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Economics from New Mexico State University and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado.