Rebecca began her career in the nonprofit sector as an AmeriCorps VISTA working for Prevent Child Abuse Missouri. Since then, she has served over 24 years in the industry as a development director, executive director, and consultant. She has been a national trainer on advocacy, board development, cause marketing, raising money, generational communications, social media, brand development, and the nonprofit sector. Recently she completed serving eight years as the Executive Director of Friends of the Missouri Governor's Mansion. She is currently an adjunct professor at the National Criminal Justice Training Center, where she teaches a public health approach to preventing child sexual abuse in communities.
Rebecca has worked with groups such as Board Source, The National Children's Alliance, Prevent Child Abuse America, Midwest Regional Child Advocacy Center, Michigan's Governor's Task Force to Implement Erin's Law, Children's Mercy Hospital, and countless state, regional and local organizations.