Betty Beard

Membership Manager

Betty is Membership Manager, she joined Peoria Public Radio in the spring of 2003.  Prior to that Betty lived and worked in Naperville, IL.  There she held a position as a Fleet Supervisor at a pharmaceutical company managing leasing, inventory and maintenance of the company's fleet.    She has also held positions as Accounting Supervisor, Claims Processor and Events Coordinator.  She spent many years as a stay-home-mom, a decision she is so proud to have made.  Being an ambitious woman, she worked various part-time jobs around her children's schedules.  Before she decided to become a stay-home-mom, she was employed at Caterpillar for over nine years. Two of those years were part-time.  Between part-time and full-time, she held different positions in various departments.  Betty grew up in Peoria and graduated from National Louis University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.  

Betty's hobbies and interests are numerous. She enjoys music, dancing, decorating, traveling, sightseeing, organizing, entertaining, hiking and fishing.