In this issue, read about Rees’ eclectic, hardworking history and many accomplishments as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and education advocate. The mayoral candidate also tells us about her two-year listening tour and her plans for her campaign.
“The biggest challenge was gaining credibility,” Rees said. “It was being able to get money raised from quality investors so that I was taken seriously in the industry. I met with 400 investors over three years and my husband always said I was good at hearing ‘no.’ But I took ‘no’ as ‘not yet.’”
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