IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Mr. Bean is a retiree of International Business Machines’ (IBM), Information Technology (IT) Company. In his tenure he has held numerous management positions, Field Manager, Field Tech Operations (FTO) Assistant Branch Manager (FTO); Area National Duty Manager, Global Technology Services (GTS); Program Manager (GTS), Hardware and Software Support; National Client Satisfaction Manager for IBM’s US, and Offshore installations in Manila and India.
Mr. Bean has owned and managed his own company Guardian Professional Management Group, a residential and commercial management company since 1983. A highly experienced property management company specializing in operation, control, and oversight of real estate properties. From general oversight, to construction management, and analysis. Managing the entire life cycle of all acquired property to include, acquisition, control, accountability, responsibility, maintenance, utilization and disposition.
Mr. Bean has given tirelessly to the things he holds dear, Faith, Family, Friends, Fraternity and his Community. His social, fraternal, volunteer, and non-profit affiliations include, Former Board Member for the National Alumni Association of Central State University (CSU) and Chairman of the Council of Presidents; President Emeritus (CSU) Atlanta Alumni Association; Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.; Charter Founder of the Alpharetta-Smyrna Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. (Atlanta), Sigma Tau Epsilon Professional Fraternity (CSU), Member of World Changers Church International (WCCI) Community Groups Ministry, Group Leader (WCCI); Board Member of 100 Black Men of South Metro, former Membership Chair; Director at Large; Financial Secretary; and President-Elect. He has served as a volunteer for United Way, Junior Achievement and a host of other service and mentoring organizations.
Mr. Bean earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Central State University (Wilberforce Ohio). When time permits him, he’s an avid Angler, engaging in Fly; Bass; and, Deep Sea Fishing; a Big Game Hunter; Craftsman; and Gardener. He is married to V.W. Bean and resides in South West Atlanta, Georgia.