Rebecca Parekh

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Johanna Hamdan

Director

Ms. Parekh is one of our Class I directors and currently serves as a member of the nominating and governance committee. Ms. Parekh is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Well, an integrated wellness club and lifestyle brand, and has served in such role since 2016. Previously, she served as the Chief Operating Officer for Deepak Chopra Radical Well-Being, LLC from 2014 to 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Parekh spent ten years at Deutsche Bank Securities, focused primarily on structured credit, where she held various positions including Head of the U.S. Private Institutional Client Group and Head of Cross Product Sales. Alongside her business roles, Ms. Parekh served on the Steering Committee of the Bank's Women's Network. Ms. Parekh is also an active leader in the community serving as an Advisor to the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Entrepreneurship Program. She was the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Global Foundation for Eating Disorders (GFED), a non-profit organization dedicated to funding medical research to advance cutting edge treatment in the field. She also sits on the board of several social impact companies and non-profit foundations. Ms. Parekh holds a Bachelor's Degree in Biological Anthropology from the University of Michigan. Ms. Parekh's significant experience in business building, strategic thinking and cultural leadership, as well as her experience in the banking and client services industries provide the Board with valuable knowledge, insight and perspective.