Beth Garrow

Position title: Chair, Board of Visitors, Since 2020


Beth Garrow headshot

BA,  1977, Sociology, Correctional Administration, UW-Madison

MA, 1985, Public Administration, University of Southern California

Beth says that her Sociology education has allowed her to develop the critical thinking and analytical skills required in her diverse and rewarding careers in government, social service and non-profit management.

She began her career in public administration for the City of Hawthorne, California with a focus in community redevelopment.  Since 1994, Beth has worked for non-profit organizations in K-12, higher education, and health care. Currently, she is the Major Gifts Officer for The Rotary Foundation serving California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii. She has a well-established track record of building development programs and raising major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations both as an administrator and as a professional fundraiser.

Beth has held senior leadership roles in fund development for the College of DuPage, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center, and MIND Research Institute.  In addition to her passion for fundraising, Beth has a successful track record in developing community partnerships and enjoys being an active volunteer in the communities she serves.

Beth and her husband Tom live in Carlsbad, CA.