Rachel Hoffmeyer joined the Indiana Secretary of State in May of 2021 as Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director. Prior to joining the Secretary's executive team, Rachel served as Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s Press Secretary and Digital Communications Director.
Rachel began her career in journalism. She worked as a television news producer for KARK and KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas, before returning home to Indianapolis to work for WISH-TV. She then left television news to be the executive editor of Franklin College’s student journalism program and publication, The Statehouse File, where she led and trained a full-time team of student reporters at the Indiana Statehouse.
Rachel graduated from Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis and earned a bachelor’s degree in electronic media production from Harding University in Arkansas. She is currently a member of the American Heart Association Indianapolis Metropolitan Board of Directors.