Rebecca Weaver is the associate director of development operations at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht–Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center (Arsht-Rock), where she leads the center’s development strategy and oversees donor relations.

Prior to Arsht-Rock, Weaver was in the emergency management and disaster solutions field where she served as a government consultant, working on projects with the Florida Department of Emergency Management and local state municipalities totaling more than twenty million dollars. She also provided guidance to municipalities and state agencies on disaster mitigation plans and aided local governments in the interpretation of state and federal laws. Additionally, Weaver has managed numerous state, federal, and corporate grants during her time in the nonprofit sector, where more than five million dollars was raised for programs under her direction.

Weaver holds a law degree from the Florida State University College of Law where she studied government relations, administrative law and business law. Weaver also studied European Union law, comparative contracts, and trademarks and unfair competition at the University of Oxford, and she holds specialized certificates in humanitarian law and global human rights from the University of Pennsylvania’s Carey Law School.

Weaver serves on the United States Global Leadership Coalition’s State Advisory Council for the state of Florida and is a member of the Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity.