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Published: Aug 24, 2021

CEP Announces New Director of Talent Development

CEP Announces New Director of Talent Development

The Ocala Metro Chamber and Economic Partnership is pleased to announce the new Director of Talent Development, Beth McCall.

“I am excited to join the CEP as the Director of Talent Development.  I am passionate about our community, children and education. I believe that the three E's (Enrollment, Enlistment, Employment) implemented by the school system in partnership with the CEP can lead to student success as well as helping fill the needs of Marion County's workforce,” said Beth McCall.  “I look forward to continuing to strengthen the partnership with the schools and our businesses.”

Beth McCall, CFRE, has been a fundraising executive for 20 years where she served as Executive Director of the Munroe Regional Medical Center Foundation and the Public Education Foundation of Marion County before starting her own fundraising consulting business. In August 2016, Beth was elected to District 2 of the Marion County School Board where she served until June of 2021. In August of 2018 she was hired as the Executive Director of the Marion County Children’s Alliance where she continues to serve today.

She has been recognized for her leadership skills by receiving the 2020 American Values Honoree for the North Florida Council Boys Scouts of America, the 2018 Florida School Music Association State School Board Member of the Year Award, the 2019 Consortium of Florida Education Foundation’s State School Board Member of the Year Award, the 2019 Community Impact Award from The Centers, and the 2018 Interfaith Emergency Services Legacy of Love Award for her commitment and leadership to non-profits in Marion County. She has also been awarded the Junior League of Ocala’s “Three Who Care” Award, the Ocala Women’s Network “Women of Distinction Award” and the Metropolitan Ocala Rotary Club’s distinguished Memorial Honoree.

“We are so excited to add Beth to the CEP team,” said CEP President/CEO Kevin T. Sheilley. “Throughout her career in education, philanthropy, and business and as a Marion County School Board member, she has exemplified success through partnerships. We anticipate Beth continuing and accelerating the great success we have already had in our education initiatives.”

Beth, originally from New Mexico, has resided in Ocala since 1973.  She is married to Wayne McCall, an Ocala attorney.  They have three children, Diana Scroggie, Melody Hardy, and Matt McCall.  She is blessed with 6 beautiful grandchildren.