Rebecca Bortolotti is general counsel and corporate secretary of Benson Hill, Inc. In her role as general counsel, Rebecca is responsible for supporting the formulation of the business strategies, leveraging legal and regulatory expertise to maximize business outcomes. She is responsible for Benson Hill’s worldwide legal and compliance matters.
Bortolotti has over 20 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Benson Hill, she was a partner in a law firm focused on the procurement of intellectual property and complex transactions involving innovations and technology across a broad range of industry areas. Before that, Bortolotti spent nearly 10 years at ConAgra Brands, Inc. as a law department leader and served as the Chief Technology Counsel supporting key initiatives related to business transformation, including M&A transactions, corporate restructuring, organizational redesign, and end to end innovation commercialization. Bortolotti received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Dakota in Biology and completed her J.D. at Creighton University School of Law.