A magna cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University, Rebecca has lived in Manhattan for nearly 20 years, where she has worked as an Integrated Marketing Executive specializing in full service custom branded partnerships. After nearly a decade at Conde Nast Publishing group, she now focuses on conversation based digital tech innovations for e-commerce, fashion, retail and lifestyle brands such as eBay. In the 24 years since Rebecca was first diagnosed with Ulcerative colitis, she has undergone 6 major surgeries including the removal of her entire colon and creation of a j-pouch in 2016-2017. Rebecca is a staunch IBD awareness advocate and top national fundraiser, sitting 3 boards for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s: Young Professionals, Spin 4 and the Patient Education Advisory. In her free time Rebecca loves to exercise, travel, spend time with family and volunteer.