As Benson Hill’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Rebecca participates in the formulation of business strategy and leveraging legal and regulatory conditions to maximize business outcomes. Rebecca will also manage legal and compliance functions in all aspects. Rebecca comes to Benson Hill from Advent, LLP. While there, she specialized in securing intellectual property and transactions related to innovation and technology. Before that, she worked at ConAgra Brands for nearly 10 years, where she was V.P. and Chief Technology Counsel, supporting key initiatives related to business transformation, including M&A transactions, corporate restructuring, organizational redesign, and end to end innovation commercialization. Rebecca obtained her J.D. from Creighton University School of Law and her B.A. in Biology and German from University of South Dakota. Rebecca is passionate about the growth and development of others and routinely volunteers her time to provide learning opportunities for those aspiring to lead.