Gary R. Beier and his wife of 48 years Kathryn live in New Berlin, Wisconsin. They have three children; Todd (Jessica), Elyse Shaw (Bob) and Jeff. He attributes much of his professional and Masonic achievements to the great support he has received from every member of his family over these past 30 years.
He served as the Development Director of the Foundation of Wisconsin’s Automobile and Truck Dealers 2004 to 2018 and has been a fund raising professional for the past 27 years. Past experience also includes editorial management of the largest membership magazine in Wisconsin with 22 years of Marketing/Public Relations management in broadcast and cable television.
He is active in his community as well. He is a 33° Freemason and serves as the Secretary of the Wisconsin Scottish Rite Valley of Milwaukee, 32° Masons. He is also Intendant General for Red Cross of Constantine – Wisconsin Division and is celebrating his 40th year in the Masonic Fraternity.
Beier currently serves on the New Berlin Board of Review- past chair. Past president- Wisconsin Masonic Foundation and served as staff and board for 16 years, He is currently the Executive Director. Past President St. Florian’s Parish, Past Secretary- Foundation for Wisconsin DECA, Past board member- Planned Giving Council of Eastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee County Block Grant Development Commission 1992-94, Past Secretary- Glenn & Gertrude Humphrey Foundation. Member Milwaukee Broadcasters Club. Past Junior Achievement Advisor for WTMJ-TV, Kids world and Cub Scout Leader