An Ordained Associate Minister at Olive Branch Baptist Church in Portsmouth, Virginia. She’s a graduate of Tidewater Bible College in Virginia Beach, VA. She serves as the Minister of Evangelism and Missions. Rev. Beard has a certificate from Child Evangelism Fellowship to teach children and youth in evangelism. Beard is a former President of the Tidewater Baptist Women Missionary and Educational Convention where she led 40 churches in the cities of Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Suffolk Virginia in missions.