Rebekah Mercer

Founder at Reclaim New York

Rebekah Mercer

Rebekah Mercer

Founder at Reclaim New York

Biography

Mercer is the director of the Mercer Family Foundation, a charitable non-profit organization founded in 2004. She is the founder and chairman of Reclaim New York, a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing a state-wide, grassroots conversation about the future of New York, its economy, and its people. She serves on the boards of a number of other non-profits, including the Media Research Center, the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation, the Moving Picture Institute, and the American Museum of Natural History. With her sisters, she owns and runs Ruby et Violette, an online gourmet ice cream and chocolate chunk cookie company.

Mercer grew up in Westchester County, New York, the second of three girls. She attended Stanford University, where she received a dual bachelor’s degree in biology and mathematics and a master’s of science degree in operations research and engineering economic systems. She worked as a trader for a New York financial firm before retiring to raise her four children.

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Make America Number 1
Reclaim New York

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454

Number of Boards

11

Birthday

1974

Age

45

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Secretary, Board of Directors at Reclaim New York

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Former President & Trustee at Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Inc.

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Founder at Heritage Foundation

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President at Heritage Foundation

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Founder at Media Research Center

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Chief Executive Officer at Diana Davis Spencer Foundation

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Starr Foundation

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Founder at Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC

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President at Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Inc.

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Founder at Reclaim New York
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Secretary, Board of Directors at Reclaim New York

Reclaim New York is a non-partisan, 501c3 non-profit organization that educates New Yorkers on issues like affordability, transparency, and education. Through civic trainings, they empower citizens to engage their state and local government. Most importantly, they're a group of New Yorkers that believes deeply in helping each citizen reclaim ownership in their relationship with government.

Parent
Former Co-Chief Executive Officer & Co-President at Renaissance Technologies LLC

Renaissance Technologies LLC is an investment management company dedicated to producing superior returns for its clients and employees by adhering to mathematical and statistical methods.

Education
Master's of Science in Operations Research & Engineering Economic Systems

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Career History
Founder
Current

Reclaim New York is a non-partisan, 501c3 non-profit organization that educates New Yorkers on issues like affordability, transparency, and education. Through civic trainings, they empower citizens to engage their state and local government. Most importantly, they're a group of New Yorkers that believes deeply in helping each citizen reclaim ownership in their relationship with government.

Chair
2016 - Prior

Make America Number 1 is a super PAC (political action committee) that supported the presidential campaigns of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump in the 2016 United States presidential election. During the primary campaign, the super PAC was known as Keep the Promise I. In the general election, it informally termed itself Defeat Crooked Hillary PAC. The PAC is run by Rebekah Mercer, the second daughter of its largest donor Robert Mercer .

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2017

Internationally recognized as a premier museum and research center, the Frick is known for its distinguished Old Master paintings and outstanding examples of European sculpture and decorative arts. The collection was assembled by the Pittsburgh industrialist Henry Clay Frick (1849–1919) and is housed in his former residence on Fifth Avenue. One of New York City’s few remaining Gilded Age mansions, it provides a tranquil environment for visitors to experience masterpieces by artists such as Bellini, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Gainsborough, Goya, and Whistler. The museum opened in 1935 and has continued to acquire works of art since Mr. Frick’s death.

$10K - $25K
2015

Internationally recognized as a premier museum and research center, the Frick is known for its distinguished Old Master paintings and outstanding examples of European sculpture and decorative arts. The collection was assembled by the Pittsburgh industrialist Henry Clay Frick (1849–1919) and is housed in his former residence on Fifth Avenue. One of New York City’s few remaining Gilded Age mansions, it provides a tranquil environment for visitors to experience masterpieces by artists such as Bellini, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Gainsborough, Goya, and Whistler. The museum opened in 1935 and has continued to acquire works of art since Mr. Frick’s death.

$25K - $50K
2014

The American Museum of Natural History is a scientific and cultural institution. Its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the people and present a panorama of the world's cultures. The company was founded by Albert Smith Bickmore, William E. Dodge, Jr., Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., Joseph Choate and J. Pierpont Morgan on April 6, 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$2,700
2017

Representative at Alabama House of Representatives

$2,700
2016

Former Representative at Office of the Representative from Virginia's 2nd District, Scott Taylor

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Ruby et Violette is an eCommerce store offering baked goods to be shipped or hand delivered to customers.

Other Affiliations

Rebekah Mercer is affiliated with Reclaim New York, Make America Number 1

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