Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Beth attended the University of Cincinnati and received her Bachelor of Urban Planning (BUP) and Master of Community Planning (MCP) from the College of DAAP. Beth is completing her doctoral dissertation and exploring "community connectors" in Urban Educational Leadership at UC's College of Education. Beth holds certifications in Geographic Information Systems and Program Evaluation and Assessment. She also loves her adjunct teaching positions at UC's School of Planning and Xavier University. Beth lives in Clifton Heights, part of the Cincinnati CUF community.
Beth was the GIS Analyst for Cincinnati Public Schools where she was responsible for much of the enrollment planning and demographic analysis for CPS' long-range district planning, namely the Facilities Master Plan.
She is currently with the Community Building Institute, a partnership between Xavier University and the United Way of Greater Cincinnati. She is the project manager for place matters, a Greater Cincinnati comprehensive community initiative. She provides technical assistance in the implementation of community-based projects with the lead agencies and community partners working towards sustained community revitalization.