Beth leads, assists, oversees, and manages a variety of nonprofit and charitable projects for Community Resource Trust. Beth earned her BA degree in Education through Western Oregon University and her MS in Child and Adolescent Development through Capella University. She taught grade levels K-12, served as a school district tutor, and coordinated a college-readiness grant in the 8 years prior to joining Community Resource Trust.
Throughout her time with Community Resource Trust, Beth has successfully brought in grant monies for nonprofits in the community. In addition to private grants, she has experience in low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC), Local Innovation Fast Track (LIFT), HOME, Urban Renewal Area (URA) grants, conventional financing, and equity investments, for the provision and facilitation of low-income housing, education, and other community services.
To date, Beth has overseen procurement, fiscal agency, and compliance management of over $15 million in government funding, $2 million in foundation grants, $10 million in industry/private donations and equity investments, and $10 million in conventional financing, for a total of $37 million in sources for Marion and Polk Counties. She has also overseen management of assets totaling over $33 million – primarily for low-income housing and education.
Beth’s personal interests include music theory, history, and human development. She immensely enjoys free time with her family and her two young boys.