As the director of operations at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Joel Beeson manages finance and accounting, human resources, information technology and grants management. Before joining the Trust in 2007, Joel worked for Novant Health. During his time at Novant, he rose to become the director of systems support, director of cost and budget and chief financial officer for Davie County Hospital (a subsidiary of Novant Health).
He has also worked for Sara Lee Business Services, Hospital Corporation of America, and Deloitte LLP. A certified public accountant and a life-long North Carolinian, Joel received his Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from North Carolina State University. In his free time, Joel enjoys watching NC State athletics and playing golf. He and his wife Melanie have three children—Seth, Ryan and Lauryn.