Beth’s role at Rebuilding Together of Greater Charlotte:
Beth serves as the Executive Director at RTGC. In this role, she oversees all tasks and operations of RTGC, works in partnership with the board of directors to align RTGC’s mission and strategies, manages all RTGC’s finances, oversees community and corporate partnerships, establishes fundraising strategies, and writes grant proposals.
Beth’s professional and personal background:
In college, Beth went on a service trip to New Orleans to help rebuild homes after hurricane Katrina. She describes her trip to New Orleans as “eye-opening” because it made her realize the importance of safe and healthy housing. after graduating from college, she served a one-year term as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with a nonprofit in Washington DC. This experience VISTA solidified her desire to work in the nonprofit sector.
When Beth moved to Charlotte, she took a job at Wells Fargo. Although Wells Fargo is not a nonprofit, she loved that they valued volunteerism. She used her company volunteer hours to get more involved in the Charlotte community through volunteering with Rebuilding Together of Greater Charlotte. Her passion for safe and healthy housing easily translated into a love for the work Rebuilding Together of Greater Charlotte and other Rebuilding Together affiliates complete across the country. After serving as a volunteer for 3 years and a board member for 4 years, she joined RTGC as a paid staff member. Beth is enrolled in UNC Charlotte’s Gerald G. Fox Masters of Public Administration program, where she will earn her MPA with a concentration in nonprofit management this December.
Beth’s favorite pastimes:
When Beth is not working, she loves spending time with her dogs and playing video games with her boyfriend. For all the gamers out there, Beth’s favorite video game is “Overwatch”.
Beth’s favorite tool:
Beth’s favorite tool is the chalk line tool because it sets up projects for success and the snapping of the chalk line is very satisfying.