Beth Gillispie is CEO and co-owner of Acorn Sign Graphics, a custom architectural sign and graphics company in Richmond, Virginia. Her previous thirty years as a management consultant for government, non-profit, corporate and small business clients provided a wealth of experience contributing to her insights about successful organizations. Since 2003, she has been privileged to apply and extend that learning every day in her leadership role at Acorn Sign Graphics.
Beth serves on the ISA (International Sign Association) Sustainability Committee. Active in her community, she chaired and serves on numerous boards and committees in the Richmond region, and received the YWCA Outstanding Woman in 1997. On the creative side, she is a certified teacher of ikebana (Japanese flower arranging). She holds a BA in Education from Michigan State University and an MA in Human Resource Development from George Washington University. She is a LEED Green Associate.