Rachael Heisler

Senior Director of State Engagement

Rachael Heisler is the Senior Director of State Engagement for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, where she manages our external affairs strategy, including partnerships, surrogate management, and state-based outreach. She served on the staff of U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) for six years in various capacities including fundraiser, political adviser, and as communications director. The Morning Call newspaper named her one of the top 10 most effective legislative and campaign staffers in Pennsylvania and Politics PA named her one of Pennsylvania's Rising Stars: 30 Under 30. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. Contact her at