Joel Beeson is a lifelong resident of North Carolina. He is a CPA with more than 30 years of experience in various industries. Over the last 14 years, he participated as part of the leadership team providing oversight of all financial, human resources, information technology and grants management functions as director of administration at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem, N.C. Throughout his career, Mr. Beeson strives to provide a collaborative and supportive working environment for all staff at multiple organizations.
Prior to working at Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Mr. Beeson’s career includes experience at various organizations including Deloitte, Hospital Corporation of America, Sara Lee Business Services and Novant Health. His diverse background includes accounting, work in software implementations and information technology. He is enthusiastic about technology and the possibilities it brings to his work. He excels in automating processes and systems, so that organizations can run more efficiently.
Mr. Beeson received his Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from North Carolina State University and went on to receive a Master of Public Health Leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is an active member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Humbled and honored to be a part of the inaugural executive team of the New Hanover Community Endowment, Mr. Beeson is looking forward to the opportunity it provides to make transformative change in the community.