Rebecca was born and raised in the Lansing area. She grew up in a tennis family and most of her time was spent either watching her brothers play or playing competitively herself. She graduated from Northwestern University in 2011 and moved to St. Louis where she taught middle school special education for two years.
In 2013, she moved back to Michigan to work for Todd Martin Youth Leadership as the high school program coordinator and data consultant. After getting married in 2014, she moved to Milwaukee with her husband, Ronnie, where she completed her masters in social work at the University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin. Rebecca was a school social worker at a high school on the south side of Milwaukee for the 2016-2017 school year.
Rebecca and Ronnie moved back to the Lansing area in June 2017 in anticipation of the arrival of their first child. Rebecca began as Executive Director in August 2017.