Rebecca joins Transcend leading operations to support early-stage school design work. She began her career in education working to support Operations at Harlem Children’s Zone and took the skills she learned there to support Leadership Prep Brownsville, a part of Uncommon Schools in Brooklyn, New York. After completing the Uncommon Schools Operations Fellowship, Rebecca was the founding Director of Operations and Co-Leader of Leadership Prep Canarsie also an Uncommon school.
After seven years working in urban education Rebecca wanted to learn more about schools operating in rural areas and the challenges they face which led her to KIPP Gaston Pride High as the Director of School Operations. Most recently Rebecca was the Director of Operations at KIPP Academy Nashville. Rebecca graduated from The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with degrees in Music and History.
When she is at home in Florida, she plays her bassoon with and serves on the board of the Melbourne Municipal Band. Rebecca makes sure to take time to travel as often as she can in order to ski, hike, camp, and read as many books as she can along the way.