Rebecca Edwardson

Co-Founder and President of Poison Pawn, a luxury retail company specializing in original design chess sets. Rebecca has also had a couple successful careers ahead of her chess company, including a dozen-year career in luxury real estate where she continues to perform high-end sales at Hilton Hyland in Los Angeles. Before real estate, Rebecca was an international model with Elite Model Management for more than 15 years. Rebecca’s philanthropic endeavors have included support and fundraising for seed-level cancer research at The Jackson Laboratory. She served as a mentor for 7 years at Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Rebecca is also one of the early board members of NYSW, serving for more than a decade.