Rebecca has enjoyed her work in the residential sales and marketing field since the mid-1980s. A Durham, NC native and a graduate of NC State University, her career includes experience in both inside and outside sales, relocation assistance, sales management, magazine publishing, and marketing consultation. Rebecca is a member of the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange, & Chatham Counties (HBA DOC), the North Carolina Association of Home Builders (NC HBA), and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). She has served on the Board of Directors for the HBA DOC and has served on and chaired the HBA DOC Membership, Parade of Homes, and Green Home Tour Committees. Rebecca has twice been named Associate of the Year for the HBA DOC. She has also been named the NC HBA Associate of the Year. In addition to her HBA service, Rebecca is a longtime member of the Triangle Sales and Marketing Council (TSMC), an organization of the HBA DOC and the HBA of Raleigh-Wake County. She has served on and chaired numerous committees within TSMC, and she has served as TSMC Chair. Rebecca is a recipient of the MAME (Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence) Marketing Director of the Year Award. From an educational perspective, Rebecca is a Master In Residential Marketing (MIRM) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), having completed the rigorous coursework required to obtain this prestigious designation.
On a personal note, Rebecca has served on the Board of Directors for the American Lung Association and she has volunteered for projects with Caring Community Foundation, Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, Un Mundo, and Wake County Public Schools. She has been married for over 30 years to Joe Newsome, and takes great pride in her role as mom to an adult daughter and son.
Rebecca’s professional background and level of industry involvement demonstrate her commitment to home building in the Triangle. She looks forward to discussing with you the opportunity of working with your company.