Beth Hays joined the Department of Mission Advancement—philanthropic arm of Mountain West Investment Corporation—in 2014. She leads, assists, oversees and manages a variety of nonprofit and charitable projects for the organization which focus on children, the aging population and vulnerable populations. Beth earned her BS degree in Education through Western Oregon University and her MS in Child and Adolescent Development through Capella University. She taught grade levels K-12, served as a school district tutor, and coordinated a college-readiness grant in the 8 years prior to joining the team at Mountain West. Beth’s personal interests include music theory, history, and human development. She immensely enjoys free time with her husband of 15 years and their two young boys.