Joseph F. Beasley Asst. VP, Infrastructure & Economic Development, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC

Joseph serves as an assistant vice president on McGuireWoods Consulting’s national infrastructure and economic development team. He leverages his local government experience to assist companies with site selection, incentive negotiations, and developing public private partnerships.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, Joseph served as the economic development manager for the City of Concord, North Carolina, where he engaged departments across government to support the city’s and county’s recruitment of over 60 economic development projects representing approximately $3.5 billion in new private investment over a seven-year period. Joseph also supported the development and execution of public-private development agreements and performance tax-based and infrastructure incentive agreements. He previously served as a communications fellow in the North Carolina Governor’s Office and as a research assistant at the UNC School of Government in Chapel Hill.

Joseph holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in political science and a minor in Spanish. As an undergraduate, he was selected to the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. He is also a proud Eagle Scout.

McGuireWoods Consulting

McGuireWoods Consulting LLC ("MWC") is a wholly owned subsidiary of the McGuireWoods LLP law firm. From time to time, various McGuireWoods lawyers provide non-legal services to MWC clients, but MWC cannot provide legal services or advice. Therefore, any work MWC performs for a client does not give rise to an attorney-client relationship or privilege. Should you require legal services from McGuireWoods, as well as consulting services from MWC, you must engage the law firm separately.

Member, North Carolina Economic Development Association

  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Public Administration, 2015
  • North Carolina State University, B.A. Political Science, 2012
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