Board of Trustees

Reba Beeson

Vice President

Reba Beeson

Reba Beeson, Vice-President, has over 20 years’ experience in the practice of both law and investment banking. She has advised a broad range of businesses, arts and other nonprofit organizations. At Pitney Bowes, where she served as Senior Tax Counsel and Director of Structured Finance, its investment team garnered the Deal of the Year Award from International Finance Review for an innovative cross-border leasing transaction. Ms. Beeson received an LL.M. degree from New York University School of Law and a J.D. degree from Temple University School of Law, where she served as Executive Editor...

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Walter Smedley, III

Treasurer

Walter Smedley, III, Treasurer, has over 35 years of experience in banking lending. He is the Managing Director of The Private Banking Group at Bryn Mawr Trust and was president of the Philadelphia Private Banking Office of First Valley Bank and the Western Philadelphia Suburbs Private Banking Office of Fidelity Bank. A graduate of The Haverford School and Princeton University, he has an MBA from the Wharton School. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). He served on the Financial and Investment Services Council of the Pennsylvania Bankers’...

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Beth Bellemore

Director of Technology Integration

Beth Bellemore

Beth Bellemore, Director of Technology Integration, has 15 years of experience in global marketing and program development. As Senior Manager of Marketing at Cisco, San Jose, California, she developed strategic marketing plans for Cisco’s Global Service Provider Group. In 2007, she was selected to participate in Cisco’s 21st Century Schools Initiative and spent two years implementing professional development and technology integration programs with over 50 public schools. She also conceived of the Cisco-Smithsonian American Art Museum Teacher Institute, hosted in 2008 and 2009, designed...

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