Rachel Esterline Perkins, Marketing & Communications Officer

Rachel Esterline Perkins

Marketing & Communications Officer


rachel@saginawfoundation.org (989) 755-0545

As the marketing and communications officer, Rachel is responsible for making sure people hear about the great things the Saginaw Community Foundation does in the community. She spends her day on an array of projects – from developing the annual report to working with the local media to keeping the social media channels updated.


She joined the Saginaw Community Foundation in 2011 after spending a few years working at public relations and marketing agencies. She is a proud Central Michigan University alumna, holding a degree in public relations with minors in journalism and communications.


Rachel is currently involved with the Public Relations Society of America and Saginaw Young Professionals Network. She also is a published writer, freelance photographer and regular speaker on the topics of social media and marketing.



“Photography, attempting new recipes and playing with ‘Scout,’ my German Shepherd.”


“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” – African Proverb

Favorite Saginaw spot

“The Pâtisserie. The red velvet cookies are amazing.”