Rachel Lockett has been in Information Technology leadership for more than 20 years. She joined Pohlad Companies in 2014 as their first Chief Information Officer and provides strategic technology leadership to all the operating businesses within the Pohlad organization.
Rachel is passionate about developing leaders and serving as a mentor to IT professionals both internally and externally. She was selected as the 2020 Twin Cities Enterprise CIO of the Year and was a finalist for the National CIO of the Year in 2022. She is a mentor for the Minnesota Twins Innovation Accelerator by TechStars, and also serves on the Technology Advisory Board for Stratacor, the parent company of Delta Dental.
Rachel has served on the Board of Directors for Goodwill – Easter Seals of Minnesota, supporting their mission to help everyone experience the power of work, for seven years. She is currently the Board Chair and a member of the GESM Foundation Board. She enjoys volunteering with other local organizations that help encourage young women and girls pursuing careers in technology. She has a degree in Computer Information Systems from Illinois State University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional. Rachel is an avid painter and enjoys home improvement projects and travelling with her husband and children.