Rebecca and children, Isabella (15) and Elijah (7) currently live in Kennesaw. Her oldest, Michael lives with his father in Marietta.
Rebecca is deeply committed to helping the cause of orphaned children, especially older orphaned children and ones with special needs. Her oldest child, Michael (19), was adopted from Latvia in 2008 through New Horizons for Children, a local-based hosting program. Their youngest, Eli, was born with Down Syndrome. As a result, Rebecca is founder and Executive Director of The Keaton Foundation, a non-profit organization created to assist older orphans and special needs children find families of their own. In addition, Rebecca serves on the Board of Right in the Community, a non-profit organization that assists families of children with disabilities.
Rebecca is strongly committed to the Republican Party and conservative principles. She is currently an active member of the Cobb GOP and the Cobb County Republican Women’s Club. Rebecca was selected to attend and graduated from the Republican Leadership of Georgia, the leadership program set up by the late US Senator Paul Coverdell. Rebecca has also served on the Business Advisory Council for the National Republican Congressional Committee for the State of Georgia.
Additionally, Rebecca is uniquely involved with her local community. She is a member of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, Marietta Kiwanis and has served on the Region One Board of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.
In the business world, Rebecca serves on the Board of ModernLaw, Inc., a private organization that connects people and lawyers with court dates and events on multiple calendar applications. She is a member of her local Bar Association, the Cobb Bar as well as the Georgia Bar Association.
She was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1994 after receiving her law degree from John Marshall Law School. She earned her undergraduate Business degree from Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama. She has lived in Cobb County for 20 years.