District Foundation Chair Bio
PDG Beth Stubbs, District Foundation Chair 2018-19
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.
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, Assistant Governor, District Conference Chair, District Annual Program Fund Chair, and on the District Governor Nominating Committee. 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. In Rotary year 2015-16 she served as District Governor of 6780.
For the Rotary year 2018-19, she serves as District Rotary Foundation Chair, a member of the Nominating Committee for Zone 30/31 Director, and as Arrangements Chair for Mid South Presidents-Elect Training Seminar, Program Coordinator for the 2019 District Conference, and a member of the District Club Visioning Committee. To further her knowledge of Rotary International, she has attended 19 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 serves on local non profit boards, including the Advisory Board for the Hearing and Speech Foundation, Board member of Michael Dunn Center, is Past Chair of Asbury Place, Inc.-a regional retirement community organization, and in the past has served in various officer positions in Toastmasters International.
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, Program Council, 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.