Beth Gibbs

Prior to assuming her role as General Counsel of the Woodruff Arts Center, Beth served as the Vice President and General Counsel for Aaron’s Inc. where was a member of the senior executive leadership team of the Company, responsible for all legal and governmental affairs for the Company. Additionally, Elizabeth served on the Employee Benefits Committee and as an officer and director for the Company’s subsidiaries.

Beth has held legal positions of increasing responsibility in both New York law firms and public and private companies located in New York City and Atlanta. Prior to assuming her role at Aaron’s, Elizabeth served as Corporate Counsel, Business Operations/Merchandising for Home Depot, Inc. and from 2000 to 2005 as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for The Athlete’s Foot Stores, LLC. She is a recipient of the 2010 Business to Business Magazine’s “Women of Excellence” Award and named as one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2012 “Legal Elite” for corporate law.

Beth currently serves on the Executive Committee and the Board of Atlanta Celebrates Photography. She also is a member of On Board, an organization whose mission is to increase the number of women who serve as executive officers and board members for public companies. Beth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin & Marshall College and a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Boston University International Law Journal.