Becky Rossman has been in non-profits for over 25 years, with over 15 years of experience as a CEO. She has led three organizations: Knox County Child Advocacy Center, Neighborhood House, and Peoria Community Against Violence (PCAV). Under her leadership, Neighborhood House won the Better Business Bureau’s torch Award for Ethics, the Peoria Chamber of Commerce’s Community Wealth Award, Governor’s Award for Unique Services, and UIComp’s Community Health Award. She holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Forensic Psychology and a certificate in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Becky is certified trainer for NOVA’s Basic Crisis Response course and FEMA’s Basic Emergency Management. She was an adjunct instructor at Methodist College and a consultant for Board Development and Strategic Planning for non-profit organizations. Becky has received the Athena Leadership Woman of the Year award, 40 Leaders Under 40 Award, WEEK’s 25 Women In Leadership Award, and WMBD’s CI Hero. Becky has been on a multitude of Boards in the community and is happy to connect those who want to get more involved.
Becky served in the Army Reserves as a Mechanic. She was called out of the IRR following 9/11, to backfill for the 528th Special Operations at Ft. Bragg. Becky has been passionate about AGSF’s mission since meeting Executive Director Patti Latch and facilitating Board Development and Strategic Planning for the organization. Becky was “honored to join this Board that not only recognizes and remembers the selfless sacrifice of our service men and women, but also provides Honor, Hope, and Healing to their families.”