Beth Kerrigan Joins Middleton Place Foundation
Experienced Nonprofit Leader to Serve as Director of Development
(Charleston, SC) Tracey Todd, CEO of the Middleton Place Foundation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Beth A. Kerrigan as the Foundation’s Director of Development. “Beth Kerrigan brings a wealth of experience as a community leader through her roles working in senior management positions at a variety of nonprofit organizations in the Low Country and beyond” said Todd. “Her expertise as a strategic thinker and fundraiser will be invaluable in advancing the mission of the Middleton Place Foundation.”
Kerrigan most recently served as interim Executive Director or CEO at several Low Country institutions, including the Florence Crittenton Programs of SC, the Redux Contemporary Art Center, the Carolina Youth Development Center, the Tri-County Cradle-to-Career Collaborative and the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry. “I’m thrilled to be joining the Middleton Place Foundation team. Its management, with the support of the Foundation’s Trustees and its benefactors, has been a leader in both historic preservation and interpretation” said Kerrigan. “It will be an honor to play a role in sustaining both Middleton Place and the Edmondston-Alston House, each a microcosm of American history and treasures of the Low Country.”
Kerrigan, a graduate of Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Cum Laude), as well as an MBA from WCU, began her career as Vice President, Marketing at Key Financial Group in Arlington, Virginia followed by supervisory positions at Asheville-based Price/McNabb Advertising & Public Relations and McKinney and Silver advertising agency in Raleigh, NC. Other roles included consulting at Trident United Way in Charleston, Assistant Director of Admission at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler MBA Program and National Collaborative Manager at the University of Missouri’s Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems. She resides in Mount Pleasant with her husband Chris, the long-time CEO of Trident United Way and currently President and CEO of the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry.
The mission of the Middleton Place Foundation, a public non-profit educational trust, is to sustain the highest levels of preservation and interpretation for the Middleton Place National Historic Landmark, its Gardens, House, Plantation Stableyards and affiliated properties, such as the Edmondston-Alston House, and their collections and programs. Middleton Place and the Middleton Place Restaurant are located at 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414. www.middletonplace.org