Rebecca Bacon was raised in Coronado, California and obtained her Bachelor's degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She served as corporate secretary and operations analyst for San Luis Obispo Production Credit Association (now Farm Credit West), a non-profit, agricultural lending institution. There, Rebecca’s responsibilities included maintaining professional relationships between the board of directors, branch managers and member institutions; administering director elections and annual stockholder meetings; and maintaining corporate records. Rebecca was accepted into the American Society of Corporate Secretaries in 1984. She also holds California teaching credentials with supplementals in business, science and health science and is a Sun certified system administrator. Rebecca resides in Garden City, Idaho with her husband Jeff and daughter Nicholle.