Rebecca Zinn
Temple University
Assistant Professor

Biography

Becca is an assistant professor of marketing at the Fox School of Business and a project executive with Fox Management Consulting, where she manages consulting engagements and leads marketing strategy for the practice. She has professional experience in entrepreneurial ventures, marketing, sales and nonprofit fundraising. Her consulting experience includes market evaluation for a financial services software company, new market development for a regional lender, sales training for loan officers at a local community bank, a U.S. market entry strategy for an Australian beverage company, a business model and revenue strategy for a fashion-related social media app and a turnaround strategy for a local performing arts center. Becca served as co-founder and Executive Director of VCC-West Philly, a congregation located in University City. In this role, she bootstrapped it to a self-sustained enterprise with 200-plus active participants and 65 regular volunteers. While there, an independent survey ranked the organization in the top 15 percent of 27,000 similar organizations. Becca has completed work in Bolivia, Uganda, Brazil and India. These projects focused on entrepreneurship in limited resource economies, microfinance, marketing and sales, and social impact. Becca earned an MBA from Temple and a BA in English from Loyola University, Chicago.