Rebecca Allard is the author of Reckless: A Memoir, the story of her addiction to danger. From 1971 to 1981 she was a professional actor in New York City. She then joined a Fortune 500 accounting and auditing firm and rose to the position of director.
Rebecca retired in 2000 to focus on her writing and was privileged to study with Vivian Gornick and Linsey Abrams. In 2003, she joined Lehman Brothers where she served as senior administrator on the global equity syndicate desk through the collapse in 2008. Rebecca is currently working on her second memoir about her five years at Lehman.