Rebecca Hart

Consultant | Atlanta, Georgia

“My family has a passion for food, and we were raised knowing that the best conversations happen in the kitchen.”

Of the many talents Rebecca brings to the table, her “learned from childhood” love of open, genuine communication earns a top spot. Confident that teams perform at their best when leaders communicate openly (and are truly heard), she utilizes a disarming style and discerning eye to develop insightful, data-based recommendations for leadership strategy.

“My professional career began in hospitality.” You can tell by her skill set: an impressively agile approach to leading engagements, unwavering focus on client priorities, and a natural ability to decipher complicated “people” dynamics. Rebecca’s role with Ampersand builds upon her sales and marketing background and encompasses global business development, organizational diligence solutions for private equity, and strategic team building. “In the same way that well-chosen ingredients come together to form a perfect dish, analyzing the capabilities and dynamics of a management team – combining the optimal structure and the right leaders to realize the thesis – is incredibly fulfilling.”

Perhaps being a foodie does bring balance. Her mother is an incredible cook, her brother is an award-winning chef, her sister is a pastry chef, and her husband is a food scientist. No, life is not fair.

Career Headlines

Corporate and Foundation Affairs, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
Corporate Director of Ancillary Services, Senior Lifestyles Corporation
Manager of Residential Services, W Atlanta Downtown
Event Manager, Wolfgang Puck Catering at Georgia Aquarium
Event Manager, U.S. Tennis Association, Southern Section

Education Highlights

Master of Management in Hospitality, Cornell University
B.A., Mass Communications & Journalism, University of South Carolina