Matthew Beatty serves as the Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for the Carrie P. Meek Foundation, an organization focused on eliminating the deep-rooted and systemic issues in Black and brown communities. Previously, he served as the Senior Director of Communications and Engagement at the Miami Foundation. A native of Miamian, Matthew attended The Cushman School, where he now serves on the board of trustees, Ransom Everglades School, and earned his B.S. in management and M.B.A. in marketing at Florida A&M University. His public relations career includes managing outreach for Baptist Health South Florida, PortMiami Tunnel, National Environmental Education Foundation, and numerous other organizations across the U.S.