Beth Watson joined Hanna Perkins as Director of Development in April 2013. She came to the organization from  Old Trail School in Bath, Ohio, where she served as Director of Alumni & Foundation Relations – a role with similar responsibilities. Prior to that, Watson also served in development positions at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeast Ohio.

She holds a BA degree in communications from John Carroll University.

“Having worked in a school environment for the last seven years, I am passionate about making a difference in children’s lives,” Watson said upon her arrival. “I have seen first-hand the difference that early intervention can make for a child. I am thrilled to be able to help raise funds for one of the organizations that does this best in our region.”