Beverly Ferguson

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Beverly Ferguson

As senior director of community affairs, Beverly oversees community programs and Georgia-Pacific’s Foundation activities focused on education and community enrichment.  She is responsible for managing a $5 million budget in support of Foundation and Community Affairs initiatives as well as the assessment and distribution of grants in communities served by Georgia-Pacific.   Beverly joined the Georgia-Pacific Community Affairs team in March 2017. 

Immediately prior to joining GP, Beverly served as a senior vice president for the largest African American led mentoring organization in the country, 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (“The 100”).  There, she was accountable for programmatic initiatives and member services for the organization’s 100+ chapters.  She led the implementation of programmatic initiatives, oversight of corporate/partnerships activations and management of $3.8 million in private foundation grants that she raised to support the organization’s signature education initiative. She is an accomplished executive with diverse experiences in business, K-12 education, higher education, and non-profit sectors.

Beverly is a member of Leadership Atlanta, Class of 2004; Diversity Leadership Academy, Class of 2007; and Georgia Partnership Education Policy Fellow, Class of 2012; and Leadership Calhoun County (AL), Class of 2000, where she also served as an appointed Planning Commissioner for the City of Anniston. She currently serves on the Boards of True Colors and the Urban League of Greater Atlanta. 

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