In her role as the Chief Corporate Citizenship Officer, Katie Beacham is responsible for strategy and execution of the firm’s community leadership, philanthropy, volunteerism, and sustainability initiatives while helping the firm fulfill our responsibilities to our stakeholders, including our clients, our people, our communities, and our planet. Katie works closely with the firm’s senior management and in coordination with the firm’s Pro Bono and Diversity and Inclusion programs.
Katie is a corporate citizenship leader with more than 20 years of experience in social impact and sustainability, strategy and operations, philanthropy, volunteer management, community partnerships, impact measurement, and communications.
Prior to joining the firm, Katie was the founding director of corporate social responsibility (CSR) at a Fortune 500 payments and financial technology company where she led and scaled the company’s global CSR and sustainability function. Previously, Katie led corporate citizenship strategy and programs for one of the "Big Four" accounting and consulting firms where she designed, implemented, and led social impact strategy for education and military/veterans and oversaw an employee community engagement portfolio for 60,000+ professionals. She began her career as a management consultant, advising nonprofit and public sector organizations.
Katie is a frequent speaker on social purpose and employee engagement.
University of Chicago Master of Public Policy (2002)
Baylor University B.A. (1999) Sociology, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Global Growers Network, Board Member (2020-Present)
Baylor University Women’s Council of Atlanta, Vice President (2020-Present)
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Women’s Build, Steering Committee, Member (2018-Present)
Public Relations Society of America, Member (2016-Present)
Global Social Venture Competition, Board Member and Judge (2015-2019)
CARE International Scale by Design, Innovation Competition, Judge (2017)
Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, Board Member (2017-2019)
Best Friends Animal Society, National Event Volunteer Coordinator (2016-Present)
Yunguilla Valley, Ecuador, Small Business Advisor (2016)
Points of Light Corporate Institute, Leadership Faculty (2014-2018)
A Billion + Change Skills-Based Volunteer Campaign, Leadership Committee (2014-2015)
Kibera Soweto East Resource Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, Small Business Advisor (2013-2018)
Living Positive Kenya, Ngong, Kenya, Board Advisor (2013-2014)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, Fulton County Board Member (2012-2014)
Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta, Corporate Representative (2011-Present)
Everybody Wins Atlanta, Mentor (2011-2014)
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Education Committee, Member (2011-2013)
College Summit, Writing Coach (2010-2013)
Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand, Conservation Volunteer (2010)
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