Beverly advises Dover Corporation operating companies on regulatory compliance matters, including trade compliance, cyber security, conflict minerals and government contracting. Over the last year, she has been busy with Dover’s response to the new U.S. trade policies, including Section 232 and 301 tariffs, and preparing for Brexit. She also oversees implementation of sanctions compliance programs across Dover’s global operating companies, and works with the companies on implementation and maintenance of key trade controls initiatives, like “know your customer” due diligence. She provides support on geographic expansion activities, including acquisition of companies and establishing entities in new markets.
Before joining Dover, Beverly was at Axiom Law, supporting clients on compliance programs, conflict minerals, cybersecurity, and import / export and ITAR programs. She also previously served as Vice President, General Counsel of FirstGroup America and Laidlaw Transit, the largest private transportations companies in North America, and was with Zenith Electronics Corporation, including five years as Vice President and General Counsel. She helped Zenith navigate its Chapter 11 bankruptcy and reestablish itself as a technology company through the development of an IP licensing program. Prior to Zenith, Bev worked with a telecommunications start-up, and managed tax exempt financing with US and Japanese banks.
Bev is a graduate of Yale University and holds a law degree from the University of Miami (Florida) School of Law. She resides in Chicago with her husband and several bull terriers.