interim CEO, Executive Vice President and CFO, Beasley Media Group
Caroline serves as the Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer,
Treasurer and Secretary of the Naples, Florida based Beasley Broadcast Group,
Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI). She has played a major role in shaping the company
founded in 1961 by her father, Chairman George G. Beasley. Beasley Broadcast
became a publicly traded company in 2000.
Caroline joined the Company in 1983, holding finance and management positions at both the station and corporate level before accepting the positions of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1994. In 2005, she was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for daily financial oversight of the Company’s numerous entities and manages M & A activity and credit and investment banking relationships. Since 2013, she has supervised Beasley Broadcast’s digital initiatives.
In 2014, Caroline began serving on the Board of Directors of Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) and in 2015 she was asked to return to National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Board of Directors. She is a past Chairman of the NAB Radio Board, and served as the Radio Board’s 1st and 2nd Vice-Chair on NAB’s Executive Committee. She is a trustee of the NAB Political Action Committee. Caroline has been honored by Radio INK magazine as one of the “40 Most Powerful People in Radio” in 2011, 2012 and 2016. She has been recognized in the magazine’s “Most Influential Women in Radio” listing every year since 2003.
A graduate of The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Caroline was elected by the Board of Trustees to serve on the UNC Board of Visitors in 2014. Her service includes board membership at The Broadcasters Foundation of America, as well as board memberships at two publicly-traded companies, not affiliated with radio broadcasting; Director and Audit Committee Member of Bank of Florida, Naples and Director and Audit Committee member of Summit America Television, Inc.