In his new role, Beatty will lead and manage the foundation’s communications strategies and ensure that all efforts are integrated and reflect the organization’
Beatty was most recently communications director of Sonshine Communications, Florida’s largest African-American, full-service marketing communications firm, and Black PR Wire, the nation’s first and largest black newswire distribution service.
A native Miamian, Beatty attended The Cushman School, Ransom Everglades School and earned his B.S. in management and M.B.A. in marketing at Florida A&M University’s School of Business and Industry. He lives in Miami.
Beatty has managed public relations outreach for Baptist Health South Florida, Port of Miami Tunnel, Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce, Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade, National Environmental Education Foundation and numerous other companies and organizations across the United States. He is a seminar presenter in Miami Dade College’s Small Business Education Program, speaks on panels regarding marketing strategy, and was named one of South Florida’s 40 Under 40 Black Leaders of Today & Tomorrow by Legacy magazine of The Miami Herald.
“We are thrilled that Matthew has joined the team,” said Javier Alberto Soto, president and CEO. “His extensive communications management experience and public relations work within our community make him a solid fit for the position. We look forward to all Matthew will bring to the Foundation’s outreach efforts.”
About The Miami Foundation:
Established in 1967, The Miami Foundation has helped hundreds of people create personal, permanent and powerful legacies by establishing custom, charitable Funds. With foundation expertise, Fundholders have fostered the arts, awarded scholarships, championed diversity, taught kids to read, provided food and shelter for the hungry and homeless, and more. More than $150 million in grants and scholarships have been awarded in the Foundation’s 45-year history. Today, the Foundation is steward to more than $160 million in charitable assets. For more information about The Miami Foundation, visit miamifoundation.org.