Rupa currently serves as the Economic Development Manager for the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance bringing with her an expertise in data & analytics in order to shape marketable information or create innovative evaluation tools for mapping strategic direction. She has nearly two decades of experience as an entrepreneur having served as a consultant to various communities and NGOs in the US & Latin America. She was a founding member of the Southern Automotive Women’s Forum where she served on the Board of Directors and the organization’s executive leadership team. Rupa has a bachelor’s degree in Public Management from Florida Atlantic University and a graduate degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University. She currently resides in Columbia, TN with her husband and two children. Rupa is passionate about traveling, the visual arts, coaching, running, & gardening.