Beth Meyer is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Leading For Change (LFC). Prior to joining LFC, she was a two-year recipient of a Pepsi Refresh grant that was applied to working with non-profit organizations in the areas of fund development, messaging, advocacy, sustainability, strategic planning and leading for change.
Earlier, Meyer served as the National State Vice President of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL). In this capacity she was responsible for various social justice and campaign programs. She was responsible for the Arizona, Colorado, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Ohio offices. She served with CPL for seven years.
Prior to joining CPL, she served as the Vice President of External Affairs for Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona, where she was responsible for public affairs, communications and marketing, outreach, education, and fundraising. She was also responsible for their 501(c)4. Meyer also served in executive positions in corporate America for more than a decade combined at Gulf + Western Industries (now Viacom), INA Corporation and the Greyhound Corporation; as well as having owned and run a public relations and marketing firm for 15 years.
In addition to being a co-founder and serving on the Boards of the Arizona Advocacy Network and the Community AIDS Council, Meyer has served on the Defenders of Children, NARAL Arizona, Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona, the Arizona American Jewish Committee, the Arizona ACLU, and the Arizona Family Health Partnership Boards of Directors. She is currently serving on the Labor Community Services Agency Board of Directors and the Advisory Council for the American Friends Service Committee-Arizona.
A recipient of the YWCA Communications Women of the Year Award, she is also recognized in the Who’s Who Worldwide and Who’s Who Outstanding American registers. In 2016 she was recognized as the recipient of the AFL-CIO Community Leaders Award and in 2021 with the Phoenix Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business Award.