Becca grew up in Bismarck, North Dakota, and has lived across the US and around the world ever since, including Peace Corps service in Kyrgyzstan. She began to call DC home in 2005, and received her master’s degree in conflict analysis and resolution from George Mason University before moving to Moscow for her spouse’s first State Department post. She has put her degrees to work overseas and domestically with NGOs and the government and has been involved in the management of her Capitol Hill and Maryland properties since 2007. She has lived and worked in Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, The Bahamas, and Hungary. Becca is a State Department EFM.