District Foundation Chair Bio
PDG Beth Stubbs, District Foundation Chair 2016-17
An experienced and proven CPA, Beth has been Chief Financial Officer at Trinity Benefit Advisors Inc., in Knoxville, Tennessee, since its inception in 2006. Beth also has a private practice providing specialized consulting services to small business owners for managing accounting and financing matters, as well as developing exit strategies. She has been actively involved in servicing others through a variety of causes and organizations throughout her career. She serves on local non-profit boards, including the Advisory Board for the Hearing and Speech Foundation, and is Past Chair and Treasurer of Asbury Place, Inc., - a regional retirement community organization. In the past, she has served in various District officer positions in Toastmasters International.
Beth joined Rotary in 1991, served as President of the Rotary club of Maryville-Alcoa in 1999-2000 and served as an Assistant Governor in 2007-2010. She has served the district as a Mid-South PETS trainer many times, District Conference Chair, and District Annual Program Fund Chair. District 6780 has led the way in Annual giving for many years in per capita giving in Annual Fund, total giving, and many other categories for Zones 30-31.
For the year 2015-16, she served as District Governor for 6780. To further her knowledge of Rotary International, she has attended 15 international conventions, attended various Zone meetings around the country, traveled to New York City for UN Day at Rotary, and served in a National Immunization Day in India, where she participated in immunizing children against polio.
She is a supporter of The Rotary Foundation and is a member of the Arch Klumph Society. She is also a member of the Paul Harris Society, and a Paul Harris Fellow.
Beth graduated from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire with a BS in Accounting. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Public Accountants. She is very active in her church in Knoxville, Church Street United Methodist, having served as Chair of Church Council, the Finance Committee, the annual budget fund raising effort to raise $3M for a capital campaign. She is an avid Lady Vols fan, and goes to a game whenever she can. Beth is married to Tony, a business owner, fellow Rotarian, and insurance broker. They have 3 children, Tammy, Dawn and Thomas, and 3 grandchildren.