In 2007, she spearheaded the North Carolina Women in Public Finance (NCWPF), a statewide educational and professional networking organization for women in the public finance industry. Rebecca was selected in 2010 by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in Bonds/Government Finance, an honor that is awarded to only 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state. As a dynamic leader in her field, Rebecca was a recipient of the Triangle Business Journal’s 2013 Women in Business Award.
Rebecca is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, earned her Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University and her law degree from Fordham University. She has served on several non-profit boards and is active in the Durham community. Rebecca is married to Ben Joyner, a pediatrician, and they have three school-aged kids.