Rachael Heisler

Senior Advisor for State Engagement

Rachael Heisler is the Senior Advisor for State Engagement at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.  She has worked in different capacities at CRFB since 2013 handling external affairs, partnerships, surrogate management, and state-based outreach. She previously served on the staff of U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire for six years and worked for U.S. Senator Bob Casey in 2005-2006. 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 has a bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently pursuing a graduate degree at Penn State University. Contact her at