Art AES graduate, Becky McKinnell ’06, Moderator of USM’s Women in Leadership Conference this February.

When Becky McKinnell graduated from USM with an Art degree in Art & Entrepreneurial Studies in 2006, she savored the accomplishment for exactly one night, and then the very next day she founded the digital marketing and web development agency iBec Creative. She’s been recognized as one of Businessweek’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs 25 and Under, was named U.S. Small Business Administration Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and received the Stevie Women in Business Award, among numerous other industry recognitions. 

Art AES graduate, Becky McKinnell ’06

In addition to her role at iBec Creative, Becky’s also the Founder/Designer of Wildwood Oyster Co., a lifestyle brand that is celebrated for its signature handbag and jewelry designs. 

This February, Becky has been tapped to moderate USM’s Women in Leadership panel.

Women in Leadership Where Grit Meets Great: Entrepreneurs and their Path to Success

February 16, 7:00-9:00 PM, Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford St., Portland