Founder and CEO
Rachel Cutrer is an American business woman and rancher. In 1999, Rachel began developing the concept and vision of what is now Ranch House Designs, the world leader in purebred livestock marketing and advertising. She has served as CEO of the company since its inception.
Rachel is also co-owner and co-general manager of B.R. Cutrer Ranch, one of the leading Brahman cattle operations worldwide, and a founder and partner of Brahman Country Beef, the USA’s first Brahman branded beef program. She is the president of Brahman Country Genetics, a global semen and embryo corporation. Rachel is also the author of three college textbooks and over twenty children’s books featuring the ranching lifestyle.
Rachel received her B.S. in Animal Science from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Agricultural and Extension Education from Michigan State University. She holds a certificate from Cornell University, Women in Leadership program.
Rachel was named the first Outstanding Young Alumni of Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Outstanding Young Alumni of the Texas A&M University Department of Animal Science. She is an honorary member of the TAMU Saddle and Sirloin Club and proudly serves as a board member of Texas 4-H Foundation, TAMU College of Agriculture Advisory Council, TAMU Department of Animal Science Advisory Council, and Wharton Country Club. She and Brandon are proud donors of endowed scholarships in both the animal science and ag journalism departments at Texas A&M University.
She is an avid spokesperson for agriculture and the beef industry, serving as a keynote speaker for the Beef Cattle Short Course, NCBA Cattle Industry Convention, Reciprocal Meats Conference of the American Meat Science Association, the National Western Stock Show, and numerous other state and regional conferences.
Rachel currently serves as a board member of Capital Farm Credit, Texas’ largest ag lender; Texas 4-H Foundation, El Campo Memorial Hospital, and Wharton Country Club. She serves as chairman of the American Brahman Breeders Association communications committee. She has past board experience on the National Cattleman’s Association promotion committee, Texas CattleWomen, and was a 16-year director of the American Brahman breeders association including three terms on their executive committee.
The Cutrer's are faithful members of the Church of Christ. She and her husband, Brandon, have two daughters, Mollie and Annie.