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Background Information

Employment History

President

Turner Broadcasting System , Inc.

President

Private Networks

Incoming Chair of the Center for Ethics

Emory University

President

Goodwill Games

Affiliations

Co-Founder
Hope-Beckham Inc

Advisory Board Member
Chick-fil-A Foundation

Finance and Building Committees
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church

Board Member
Northside Bank

Honorary Board Member
Trinity Community Ministries Inc

Member of the Board of Trustees
Young Harris College

Member
U.S. Army Reserves

Education

Young Harris College

BBA

accounting

Georgia State University

degree

accounting

Georgia State

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Paul D. Beckham

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.
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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.
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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.
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Paul D. Beckham Chairman and Co-Founder


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Paul D. Beckham

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Paul Beckham Mr. Beckham attended Young Harris College from September 1961 until June of 1963, at which time he moved to Atlanta, Georgia. He received his BBA from Georgia State University in 1968, with a major in accounting. He also was a member of the United States Army Reserves from 1964 until 1970. Upon graduation from Georgia State University, Mr. Beckham was employed by Southern Airways, Inc. He left Southern Airways in 1969 and joined Turner Advertising Company as its controller. Mr. Beckham was elected a vice president of Turner in 1973 and has held several positions with Turner over the years, including VP and Controller and Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration.
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Mr. Beckham was involved in all major transactions of Turner during this period, including the purchase of the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Hawks, more than one soccer team, the formation of Cable News Network and its siblings Headline News and CNN International, the Cable Music Channel, and TNT.
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Mr. Beckham also was responsible for Ted Turner's personal investments in real estate and ranches while focusing on Turner's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Internal Revenue Service.
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In 1989, Mr. Beckham moved his focus from the corporate fiscal and administrative areas and served as President of the Goodwill Games, the entity he helped Ted Turner form to promote goodwill with the Soviet Union. Upon completion of the 1990 Goodwill Games, Mr. Beckham became President of Turner Cable Sales, Inc., a sales organization focusing on the sale of Turner products to the cable industry. In addition, Mr. Beckham served as the CEO of SportsSouth, a startup cable sports network, and several place-based services such as the Airport Channel and the Check-out Channel.
In 1994, Mr. Beckham left Turner to form Hope Beckham, Inc.
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Paul D. Beckham, 2005 - present


Hope Beckham Inc.

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Paul D. Beckham - Chairman and Co-Founder

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.
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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.
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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 - Hope Beckham

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Paul D. Beckham - Chairman

Paul Beckham has a diverse professional background that includes senior financial and administrative experience, television operations and programming, events and sports marketing and cable television marketing and sales. He co-founded Hope-Beckham with longtime friend Bob Hope in 1994.
Beckham began working with Turner Broadcasting Systems Inc. (TBS) in 1970 and was elected a vice president in 1973. He served as the company's senior financial executive and member of the company's executive committee. During his tenure at Turner, Beckham was actively involved with the acquisition or creation of the Superstation, the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Hawks, CNN, the Goodwill Games, MGM and Turner Network Television. He was in charge of the company's venture into place-based marketing which resulted in the establishment of the CNNAirport Channel.
Beckham moved from the fiscal/administrative area to the sales side of the business, assuming responsibility for the sale of the Turner products to the cable industry. Beckham retired from TBS in 1994 as president of Turner Cable Sales. He has served on the board of trustees for YoungHarrisCollege since 1993 and has been its chairman since 2000. Beckham also serves on several conservation, civic and church-related boards in the Atlanta area.Beckham received B.B.A. in finance from GeorgiaStateUniversity.


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of Whittle Communications before forming Hope-Beckham in 1994 with longtime friend Paul Beckham.

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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

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