Beth Wehrle Smith

Beth Smith

I was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and although my husband and I maintain a home there we have been Florida residents since 2005.

I have a BS degree in Business Administration from Bucknell University.

  • Career track
    • Mellon Bank  (Pittsburgh)  1964-66
      • Data Center and Credit Card
    • Bryant and Stratton Business Institute (Buffalo)    1966–68
      •  Taught business English
    • Reserve Petroleum Company (Pittsburgh)  1967-87
      • Ran the office—invoicing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, taxes
    • Benedum Center for the Arts (Pittsburgh)  1987
      • Internship in marketing when Stanley Theater underwent historic restoration
    • Oxford Development Company  (Pittsburgh)  1988 – 1992
      • Marketing shopping centers, office buildings
  • Volunteer Commitments
    • Fox Chapel District Assn. Board member
      • Co-wrote and co-produced community follies in 1985 and 1988
    • Garden Club member since 1976; many offices
    • Pittsburgh Fund for Arts Education Board – held various positions 1987 – 1993
    • Shady Side Academy
      • President of Parent’s Assn.
      • Board of Trustees 6 years  – Buildings and Grounds; Finance Committees
    • Moorings Property Owners Association Board of Governors    2008  – 2013
      • Secretary; Publications director
    • Women’s Giving Circle of Southwest Florida   2014 – present
    • Member Naples United Church of Christ choir  2006 – 2014