Beth leads an events management team that creates networking and marketing opportunities for business professionals through programming on timely topics. Under her leadership, the NC Chamber has significantly grown its event offerings, including the launch of the Women > A Force in Business event and the Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Conference.
An accomplished events professional, Beth has more than 25 years of experience in event and meeting management, including work in corporate event sponsorship sales, executive education leadership sales, as well as board and corporate fundraising. Prior to joining the NC Chamber in 2015, Beth worked as the development director for Communities In Schools of North Carolina. She began her career at Capital Associated Industries where she organized 180 regional events before joining Bell Leadership to recruit executives to attend the Mastery of Leadership Series in Chapel Hill, N.C. Following that, she worked as a national account executive securing sponsors for educational conferences held across the U.S. at University Conference Services in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Born and raised in Eastern North Carolina, Beth graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business and a minor in French from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. Beth and her husband Penn live in Raleigh, N.C. and stay busy with NC State and Wake Forest sporting events, trips to the beach, biking, and being outside whenever possible. As a native North Carolinian, Beth loves working at the NC Chamber and playing a role in securing the future of our state as a great place to live and work.