A lifelong resident of Prince William County, Rebecca Barnes is, as Marty Nohe says, a “serial entrepreneur” She has been a business owner for more than 20 years, starting and running several award winning companies in Prince William County. Rebecca served for 12 years on the board of the Chamber of Commerce and was its youngest female Chairman.(Regional) She was a founding task force member, first (co) Chairman and graduated from the first class of Leadership Prince William. Over the years, Rebecca has received numerous honors and awards while serving her community including the Seefeldt Arts Award, Business supporter of the year and three time award winner, Business of the year,Prince William Chamber of Commerce.
Rebecca serves on the Executive committee and Board of Regents for Leadership Prince William and is Chair of the Marketing Committee. She is also the Chair of the Valor awards Committee, for the Prince William Chamber of Commerce. Currently, Rebecca is the Publisher of Prince William Living, which is the only lifestyle magazine that covers Prince William County and Greater Manassas, Va., exclusively.
Rebecca is also an active volunteer for the Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton Volunteer Fire Department as a board member and the Public Relations Specialist / Public Information Officer, where she serves as liaison to elected officials and acts as the PIO during major incidents. Rebecca studied at Northern Virginia Community College in Woodbridge Virginia. She continued her education at George Mason University, studying History and Secondary Education.
Rebecca lives in Manassas, VA with her husband, their youngest son, and puppy Ellie, while her oldest son recently graduated from James Madison University and relocated to Orlando Florida to work for Disney. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, visiting Walt Disney World and sleeping.