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Mr. Paul D. Beckham

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Chairman and Co-Founder

Hope-Beckham Inc
17 Executive Park Drive Suite 600
Atlanta , Georgia 30329
United States

Company Description: Hope-Beckham brings to life ideas others have not even considered. We know there is no single best way to market a company, product or service, but there exists a...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Young Harris College
  • BBA , accounting
    Georgia State University
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Hope-Beckham Biographies - Hope-Beckham, 21 Jan 2015 [cached]
Paul D. Beckham Chairman and Co-Founder
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Chairman and Co-Founder Hope-Beckham / About / Biographies / Paul D. Beckham
Paul D. Beckham, chairman and co-founder, has a diversified professional background that includes senior financial and administrative experience, television operations, event and sports marketing and cable television marketing and sales. As chairman, Beckham provides strategic business and financial leadership to Hope-Beckham and its clients.
Beckham was employed by Turner Broadcasting System Inc., Atlanta, and retired as president of the company's cable sales and marketing company. During his tenure at TBS he was actively involved with the acquisition or creation of the Superstation, the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Hawks, CNN, Goodwill Games, MGM and Turner Network Television. He was elected a vice president in 1973 and ultimately served as the company's senior financial person and member of the company's executive committee.
In 1990 Beckham was selected by Ted Turner to manage the Goodwill Games in Seattle, Washington.
Following the Goodwill Games, Beckham became president of Turner Cable Network Sales, responsible for the sales and marketing of Turner products to cable systems. He also served as president of Private Networks Inc., the wholly owned subsidiary of TBS responsible for developing non-traditional television opportunities, such as the Airport Channel.
Hope-Beckham was formed when Beckham and Bob Hope purchased the events division of Whittle Communication LP of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Beckham served as chairman of the board for the women's team, and his off-field contributions helped to gain national recognition for superior marketing and promotional efforts.
Beckham is a member of the Young Harris College board of trustees and served as its chairman from 2000 to 2008. He is chairman of the board of the Technical College System of Georgia Foundation, on the board of advisors for the Emory Center for Ethics, a member of the board of directors for Northside Bank in Adairsville, Ga. and a member of Investments Unlimited LLC. He also serves on the finance and building committees of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church and is active in various charitable and community organizations.
Paul D. Beckham Chairman and Co-Founder
Our Team | Chick-fil-A® Foundation, 10 Feb 2015 [cached]
Paul Beckham
Our People (printer-friendly), 7 Dec 2007 [cached]
of Whittle Communications before forming Hope-Beckham in 1994 with longtime friend Paul Beckham.
Paul Beckham, ChairmanPaul Beckham is the chairman of Hope-Beckham.He was a senior officer of Turner Broadcasting for 23 years, and rose up through the financial side of the company.Eventually, Paul became CFO and then president of the cable sales division prior to forming Hope-Beckham in 1994.His accomplishmentsinclude the organization and startup of CNN, developing the Goodwill Games and handling a variety of major acquisitions and other business deals for Turner.Paul serves on the boards of several corporations and is highly active in the area of higher education.He is chairman of the board of trustees of Young Harris
Newsroom, 24 Mar 2006 [cached]
Chairman and Co-Founder Paul Beckham, added, "When you put together a great team and let them apply their experience, knowledge and creativity wonderful things happen.
Chairman Paul Beckham's experience includes more than 20 years at Turner Communications, forerunner of Turner Broadcasting, where he was president.
The two formed the agency in 1994.
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