President & CEO
As President and Chief Executive Officer of The Columbia Foundation, Beverley oversees all aspects of the Foundation's operations.
She has been a Howard County resident and President of the Foundation since June 2008.
She is a 2009 graduate of the Leadership Howard County Premier Program and is currently serving a three-year term on the Board of Trustees.
She served on the Advisory Board of the Women's Giving Circle of Howard County.
She also serves on the Board of Trustees for Maryland Association of Nonprofits and the Board of Howard County Police Foundation.
was appointed to the Nonprofit Resource Development Council by Howard County's Executive.
Prior to joining The Columbia Foundation, she was the Director of Philanthropic Services at the Triangle Community Foundation in North Carolina for ten years and Executive Director of Women-in-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc. for six years.
She has been a frequent presenter at local, regional and national conferences on the topic of philanthropy, giving circles and nonprofits and has served on various conference planning committees as well.
She has also been a facilitator and taught classes in philanthropy at Duke University's Nonprofit Management Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Leadership Triangle.
Previously, she served on the Board of Project Graduation and Sister Cities of Durham, is a founding member of the Next Generation of African American Philanthropist, and has received numerous awards and community recognitions.
She holds a Masters degree in Industrial and Community Counseling and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and Mass Communications from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky.
spare time, she
enjoys traveling, listening to music, going to the movies, cooking gourmet seafood dishes, reading and meeting people.
is the mother of three daughters and is originally from St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.