Beth is a strategic, business-oriented human resources professional and attorney with a proven track record of driving growth and transforming organizations through customer-focused human resources teams.
Her diverse background includes experience with global and domestic companies ranging in size from $531M to $38B in the banking, professional services, and commercial real estate industries, as well as higher education and legal services. She is a superior leader with comprehensive business expertise who is committed to driving organizations focused on teamwork, process efficiency, and profitability.
Most recently, Beth was the Chief Human Resources Officer for Widener University where she successfully modernized the HR function ensuring strategic alignment to university goals. Starting in 2014, she oversaw talent acquisition and development, benefits, succession planning, compensation, risk management and employee communications for over 1,300 employees. She improved effectiveness, credibility and morale of the HR team through coaching, mentoring and thought leadership. Beth redesigned Widener’s benefits offerings, implementing a self-insured program and saving over 25% in annual costs.
From 2007 to 2013, Beth served as Vice President of Human Resources for Brandywine Realty Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust based in Radnor, PA. At Brandywine, she implemented a people strategy in line with company goals of growth, persistence and innovation. She implemented cost reductions and set service guarantees to deliver best in class customer service while managing a $6 million budget. Beth served as the liaison from management to the Board’s Compensation Committee, overseeing executive compensation and pay for performance practices.
Beth has also held senior level human resources positions at Duff & Phelps, Standard & Poor’s, PwC and PNC Bank. Her passion for civic engagement is demonstrated through her work as a current Council member in Upper Providence, Delaware County, and her past role as the Board Chair of Women’s Way, a non-profit organization with the mission to create an equitable, just and safe future for women and girls in the Greater Philadelphia region.
Currently, Beth is enrolled in the MBA program at Widener University, where she graduated magna cum laude from the School of Law. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tufts University, and recently participated in Harvard University’s Institute for Educational Management, a leadership program for executives.
Additional passions include public speaking, writing, golf, and working out.