Rebecca Ivanovich Gallagher
Rebecca Ivanovich Gallagher is the Chair of the California Jump$tart Coalition. She is an educator influencing student outcomes as a specialist in workforce development for the Sonoma County Office of Education. She brings experience as an award winning teacher with knowledge from a first career in small business, to connect youth to educational and workplace preparation. Her focus and passion has been to provide opportunities for at-risk teens.
Rebecca has been at the forefront of expanding law related and personal finance education, facilitating public school and private sector business relationships. She has established annual events with the legal community and is a founding member of a regional financial literacy organization. A graduate of Sonoma State University, she continues to develop her educational leadership skills in order to play an expanded role in the challenge of creating innovative educational programs.