Meet Our New Executive Director!

Meet Our New Executive Director!

Meet Jeff Winkler, our new Executive Director, starting November 1st! Jeff is currently serving as the Head of Basic Needs at the United Way of Northeast Florida. He has held several positions at United Way over a 17-year tenure and began his nonprofit career in Jacksonville with Communities in Schools. Jeff and Lori worked together along with other Jacksonville social service agencies during BEAM’s response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic and have helped coordinate United Way and BEAM’s partnership involving Real Sense, a tax return assistance program. As Lori preps for retirement, she is confident that Jeff will be a great new fit for the role! The BEAM Board is more than pleased to welcome him as BEAM’s next leader and ambassador!