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About the Board of Investment Trustees - People


Joseph F. Beach was appointed Director of Finance in 2011.  As Director of Finance, Mr. Beach is responsible for directing all of the activities of the County’s Department of Finance including issuing debt, revenue collection, risk management, preparation of financial statements, and developing and implementing sound fiscal policies.  Prior to his appointment, he served in a variety of senior level positions with Montgomery County Government including as Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, Operating Budget Coordinator, and Senior Budget Analyst.  Mr. Beach’s service for the County included extensive work in the areas of collective bargaining, criminal justice policy, multi-year budgeting, and contract review. 

Mr. Beach holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan, a Master of Arts Degree from the George Washington University in Public Affairs, and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Baltimore.  Mr. Beach was admitted to the State Bar of Maryland in December 1995.  In addition to serving on the Board of Investment Trustees, Mr. Beach also serves on the Board of Directors for the Strathmore Hall Arts Foundation.