Speaker – Rachel Covello


Rachel Covello is an award-winning speaker, writer, digital marketing strategist, and diversity consultant. She  is the Publisher of OutCoast.com, an online Gay Florida Travel magazine promoting the sunshine state as an LGBTQ-inclusive destination to VISIT, CELEBRATE, and LIVE. She also consults with several companies on LGBTQ marketing strategy. Prior to her move to Florida, Rachel founded the Chester County LGBT Equality Alliance in Pennsylvania and spearheaded statewide initiatives to provide a safe and inclusive place for LGBTQ residents. During her time in Pennsylvania, she consulted with Saint Gobain/Certainteed to roll out the company’s first global LGBTQ Employee Resource Group and traveled the nation speaking to factory employees on the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Rachel lives in St Petersburg with her wife, two dogs, cat, five chickens and  goldfish. Together, the two also own FishmongerApproved.com, a Florida seafood magazine.