Position title: Chair, Board of Visitors, Since 2020
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.
Beth began her career in public administration for the City of Hawthorne, California with a focus in community redevelopment. Since 1994, she has worked for non-profit organizations in K-12, higher education, and health care. Recently retired (2022) from her role as Regional Major Gifts Officer for The Rotary Foundation she has a well-established history of building development programs and raising major gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations both as an administrator and as a professional fundraiser.
Having held senior leadership roles in fund development for College of DuPage, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center, and MIND Research Institute, Beth will continue to support non-profits as Vice President of The Garrow Company, a consulting firm her husband started 25 years ago. In addition to her passion for fundraising, Beth has a successful history of developing community partnerships and enjoys being an active volunteer in the communities she serves.
Beth and her husband Tom enjoy travel, grandparenting, body surfing and pickle ball and reside in Carlsbad, CA.