Meet Rebecca Purington

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Birthplace:  Merritt Island, Florida (Space Coast)

Education:  B.A., Organization Development, Regis University, Denver, CO

Career Highlights:

1987 - 1997:  Launch Operations, Titan and Atlas Programs, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL and Denver, CO

1999 - 2003:  Product Manager, Computer Manfuacturer serving telecom, aerospace and defense industry

2003 - 2005:  Founded technology company, co-developed real-time, multi-level secure voice communications products for aerospace, defense and intelligence customers.  Secured contracts generating greater than $35 million.

2006 - 2015:  Company acquired.  Joined acquiring company as board member / shareholder and led US Network-Centric Communications Division Business Development and Program Management.  Primary customers were United States Air Force, United States Navy, United States Department of Energy, aerospace and defense prime contractors and United States intelligence agencies.

2015:  Retired to volunteer after company was acquired.

Personal:  Resident of Williamson County, TN since 2012

Mother is Franklin, TN resident since 2013.  Father, who also moved to TN in 2013 passed away in 2015.

Engaged to a 20-year resident of Williamson County

Survivor of Combat-Disabled Veteran

Two dogs, 50 koi