Director of Development and Marketing
Coming aboard in November of 2011, Beth plans and directs Samaritan's fundraising, marketing, and donor relations efforts, which includes supervision of a grant writing team and database coordinator. She enjoys her hands-on role in writing and designing Samaritan's communications and leading the board's fundraising and events committee.
Beth has a background in communications, marketing, graphic design, media relations, and fundraising which includes experience in the nonprofit sector since 1999. Prior to Samaritan, she served as the Public Relations Manager at Light of Life Rescue Mission in Pittsburgh. Earlier in her career, after earning her undergraduate degree, Beth worked at Mellon Bank Corporation (now BNY Mellon) as a graphic artist and unit supervisor in the Marketing Department. Beth creates and delivers presentations at businesses, colleges, churches, rotaries, etc., and has represented her employers at community events, as well as via television interviews and live radio.
Beth is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Sewickley Nonprofit Consortium, and past member of Pitts-burgh Professional Women. Beth has also served as a member of: the Communications Committee with the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership (GPNP), the Public Relations Society of America, Clear Channel Radio's Nonprofit Advisory Board, and the North Side Chamber of Commerce.
Beth was an elected member and past president of the Hopewell Area School District’s Board of Directors where she also served on the contract negotiations committee, the local Council of Governments, as the Beaver County Legislative Chairperson and as the liaison to the PA State Board of Education. She has volunteered for numerous activities in her community, churches and schools.
Beth is married and has an adult son, Ethan.