Beth Yañez Wakefield

Manager, Accounting & Operations

Beth Wakefield is the Manager of Special Projects and acts as the organization’s chief of staff. Beth joined Seton after working in multinational companies in the areas of recruiting, human resources, and banquet management. In her role as Staffing manager, Beth recruited, interviewed and hired over 450 accounting and finance professionals for companies in southern California. Prior to that she worked in the hospitality industry as a Human Resources Manager, managing employee and union relations, on-boarding and off-boarding, and various personnel issues. Within the same company, she had previously directed banquet events of up to 6,000 attendees. Beth has an equally diverse background in working and volunteering within nonprofit organizations in fundraising, community outreach and grass-roots marketing. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of San Diego.