Rachel Wilkinson grew up in Old Mines, Missouri which is 60 miles south of St. Louis. She graduated from DeSoto Senior High School and continued her education at Jefferson College in Hillsboro. In 2014, Rachel achieved a nursing degree from Central Methodist University and completed her Masters of Nursing at Maryville University in 2017. She began her nursing career in a hospital setting in Orthopedics and after 5 years, she transitioned into out patient pain management where she spent over 10 years. Capitalizing on an opportunity to further her career she accepted a position at The Vanguard Clinic in October of 2018. She has been thrilled with the staff, the services of The Vanguard Clinic and the caring nature of the office. She enjoys spending time with her family including her husband and 3 children. She also enjoys listening to country music, especially Kenny Chesney.