Bringing over 30 years of Financial Services Industry experience to his current threefold role, Richard L. Beacham serves as President of Stateside Securities as well as President of affiliates Stateside Holdings and Stateside Capital. Prior to joining Stateside Capital, Mr. Beacham served as Vice President-Investments at Legg Mason in Atlanta where he largely focused on wealth management and financial planning in the Private Client Group. Through his work with a large real estate developer, Mr. Beacham discovered the investment opportunities presented by tax credits. Subsequently, Mr. Beacham left Legg Mason to participate in the development of Stateside Capital.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Beacham served as an international banking officer at the First National Bank of Atlanta where he worked with the Latin American portfolio. He has led capital formation teams and been an angel investor in various industries. He has also served as officer, director, and founder of numerous telecommunications, healthcare, and technology companies. Mr. Beacham’s prior experience includes serving as Senior Vice President at Oppenheimer & Co., Senior Vice President at the Robinson-Humphrey Company, and First Vice President at Morgan Keegan & Company.
Mr. Beacham earned bachelors and masters degrees from The University of Georgia. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Netherlands Institute of International Business (Nijenrode) in Holland. Mr. Beacham’s leadership has been acknowledged through his participation in many professional, civic and charitable organizations. He served as a member of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, University of Georgia Alumni Society, Association of MBA Executives and the Westminster School’s Annual Fund. In addition, he has coached for the Northside Youth Organization and Peachtree Road United Methodist Church where he also leads a team in the Great Day of Service program and is an usher. He has been a volunteer with the American Red Cross as well as Hands on Atlanta. Mr. Beacham has served on several committees at the Atlanta Country Club and is a member of the Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition.