Legal executive Beverly Stayart has over 17 years of experience in finance and marketing, earning her MBA from the University of Chicago. Since 1992, Beverly Stayart has served with Stayart Law Offices in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. She is currently the CFO and Director of Business Development. Beverly Stayart's responsibilities involve all financial aspects, as well as interaction and coordination with office staff. Beverly Stayart oversees all evidentiary discovery, as well as assists with trial preparation and scheduling.
Beverly Stayart actively supports the Humane Society of the United States by managing campaigns and soliciting public advocacy. Beverly Stayart also enjoys learning about genealogy, particularly focusing on Native American ancestry. Beverly Stayart further demonstrates her passion for Native American culture by supporting St. Joseph's Indian School in Chamberlain, South Dakota, which provides care and education for Lakota children.
Beverly Stayart holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Iowa, known for its famed Writers’ Workshop. She spends some of her free time writing poetry and short stories.
In addition to genealogy research, Beverly Stayart is a historian. Beverly Stayart enjoys studying Civil War history because her great-grandfather Thomas Fitzgerald was a Union soldier who fought in several notable battles, including Shiloh, Tennessee, and Corinth, Mississippi. Wounded twice, he survived the war and married Hester Ann Rogers of Fort Madison, Iowa.
Another ancestor of Beverly Stayart, James Bowles Stephens, founded East Portland, Oregon, which later merged with West Portland. There are many noteworthy landmarks today in Portland, Oregon, honoring James Bowles Stephens.