Rebecca has been a passionate catalyst for the advancement of women, minorities and small businesses of New York City for over 12 years. She has advised over one thousand NYC-based small businesses and non-profit organizations through all stages of development. She does speaking engagements pertaining to small business issues, focusing on the MWBE community, and serves as a strategic advisor to emerging firms.
Rebecca is founder and Principal of Eos Strategies, a small business consulting firm that specializes in utilizing empowerment models to build sustainable revenue streams for MWBEs in both public/private sectors. The firm creates entrepreneurial curricula, enables MWBE engagement and sourcing, and helps access strategic services for small businesses. Rebecca and her team advise government agencies and private organizations on how to develop entrepreneurial programs with measurable and successful outcomes. She has received congressional recognition for her work with women-owned firms.
Prior to Eos Strategies, Rebecca was a business development assistant manager for the NYC School Construction Authority, and played a key role in the advancement of that organization’s Mentor Program, identified as one of the premier small business development programs in the City. She also spearheaded business development initiatives as the Founding Regional Director for the Columbia University-Harlem Small Business Development Center (SBDC) providing technical assistance and capital access training to New York businesses and entrepreneurs in all stages of growth. Rebecca also launched Columbia University’s School of Engineering entrepreneurship program.
Rebecca is a proud board member of the NYC MWBE Alliance and the National Organization of Women Business Owners’ New York City chapter. She is also on the Board of Directors for NY Urban Progress. She is a graduate of Long Island University and has obtained business certifications from Google and the Kaufman Foundation.