Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Jessica Beam DeBold of Buckingham Advisors Is Helping To Change Our World
Allow yourself to soak in the joy. — Along with my husband and I, our kids are part of it too. Seeing their involvement and seeing how that translates to them is something that’s so, so special to me. These veterans typically have a lot of physical disabilities but I don’t really think my kids look at their disabilities as a stigma.
As part of my series about “individuals and organizations making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jessica Beam DeBold.
Jessica Beam DeBold is a Senior Financial Planner at Buckingham Advisors (www.MyBuckingham.com), where she is improving the financial knowledge and unique aspects of financial planning for landowners throughout the farming community around Wilmington, Ohio. With Jessica’s farming background and the 4th generation family farm she and her husband run, she understands the language and needs of farmers. She is also Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Operation Cherrybend (www.OperationCherrybend.org), an organization whose mission is to bring awareness and healing to combat wounded veterans, and to reduce the number of veteran suicides, which in the United States averages 22 per day. Every year, Operation Cherrybend holds a five-day event featuring adventure and music that pulls together the community and combat-wounded veterans to form a network that helps those that are struggling and expands their network of support through fellowship.
Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path?
My parents were business owners when I was growing up. They owned a stone quarry, and they always kept my brothers and me very informed about what…