BNI Rachel Wrede Meier
Rachel Wrede Meier
Director of Global Training

Rachel Meier joined BNI in 2021 as the Director of Global Training. She partners with BNI GST members across the world to ensure the training needs for BNI leaders and members are being met with engaging learning experiences. Rachel believes that training should have a 360-degree approach and always be seen as an ongoing development opportunity. Prior to joining BNI, Rachel worked at Driven Brands, a US-based automotive franchisor, where she focused on training store-level employees and launching an organization-wide certification program. She also worked in the manufacturing industry with the Schaeffler Group, one of the largest companies in Germany, where she oversaw the launch of a new Learning Management System and worked to create core competencies across plant-level employees. With over 12 years’ experience in learning and development, Rachel brings a passion for using data to determine continuous improvement opportunities.

Rachel holds a Masters Degree in Curriculum & Instruction from DePaul University in Chicago. She taught high school for three years while also serving on the Charlotte Mecklenburg District Teacher’s Council.