Beverly J. White-Seals has been named president of The Columbia Foundation, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County non-profits. Her responsibilities will include managing the foundation, its programs and projects, including community relations, staffing, fundraising, grant-making, overseeing investment portfolios and donor relations.
Prior to joining The Columbia Foundation, White-Seals was the director of workforce diversity for the Johns Hopkins Health System. Previously she was assistant general counsel for General Growth Properties and was of counsel with Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz. In addition, White-Seals served as senior assistant general counsel for The Rouse Company and staff attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor.
Her community service includes co-chairing Howard County General Hospital’s capital campaign, which raised $30 million toward the hospital’s expansion and renovation, as well as chairing the Johns Hopkins Health System Community Needs Assessment Council. White-Seals is a trustee and past board chair for Howard County General Hospital, founder and co-chair of the hospital’s Community Relations Council and trustee for the Heifetz International Music Institute.
White-Seals earned her law degree from Columbia University School of Law in New York City. She received her bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University.