Meet Rebecca Purington
Birthplace: Merritt Island, Florida (Space Coast)
Education: B.A., Organization Development, Regis University, Denver, CO
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
Son, Grant, attended public school, private Christian School, and Hargrave Military Academy. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard and now works for the U.S. Navy. Mother, Barbara, is a resident of Franklin. Father passed away in 2015. Parents were married 54 years.
Engaged to Tom, a 20-year resident of Williamson County
Widow of the late Cliff Purington, US Air Force, Retired. Aerospace and Natural Chemicals executive. Married for 17 years. Cliff was a combat veteran who passed away from service-connected illness in 2014.
Two dogs, 50 koi