After a successful career in publishing, Rebecca Wesson Darwin launched Garden & Gun magazine in 2007 and is currently the president and CEO of the lifestyle magazine.
She established her career at GQ, where she implemented national retail advertising and promotions programs. Darwin went on to become the first female publisher of The New Yorker, the publisher of Mirabella, and the marketing director of Fortune. She has served as the president and CEO of the National Association for Female Executives.
A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Darwin attended the University of North Carolina. Darwin resides in downtown historic Charleston, South Carolina, with her husband Cress, the pastor of Second Presbyterian Church, and her two daughters, Lily and SaSa.