Rebecca Tilden has over 20 years of public company experience serving in key leadership roles. She served as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Applebee’s International from 2003 to 2007. Following the acquisition of Applebee’s by DineEquity, she was vice president and brand counsel from 2007 to 2012. Tilden was employed by Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 1987 to 2000 in various positions including vice president, assistant general counsel and secretary. She holds a bachelor’s from Iowa State University, and a juris doctor from the University of Iowa.
Tilden currently serves as chairman of the board of KCPT, Kansas City’s public television station. She is actively involved in the community serving on the boards of a number of nonprofit organizations.