Bev Stayart

Biography

Beverly Stayart has served as CFO and Director of Business Development for Stayart Law Offices, an Elkhorn, Wisconsin, law firm, for almost two decades. In addition to coordinating the financial and marketing aspects of Stayart Law Offices, Beverly Stayart oversees all legal research and evidentiary discovery. Beverly Stayart interfaces with clients and attorneys.

Beverly Stayart earned her B.A. in English Literature at the University of Iowa, subsequently earning her M.B.A., with concentrations in finance and marketing, at the University of Chicago.

In her spare time, Beverly Stayart enjoys travel, cooking, hiking, wildlife watching, antique cars, and genealogy research. Beverly Stayart is an experienced genealogist with a special interest in Native American ancestry. Beverly Stayart is an avid reader, particularly the works of English writers William Shakespeare and Matthew Arnold, and American authors Harper Lee, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edgar Allan Poe, and Sara Teasdale.

Beverly Stayart is interested in nineteenth-century American history. Beverly Stayart enjoys researching the Civil War because her great-grandfather Thomas Fitzgerald, a Union soldier, was recruited in Wisconsin and fought in several notable battles. He was wounded on two occasions but survived the war.

Beverly Stayart actively supports St. Joseph's Indian School, benefiting the Lakota children of South Dakota through education and preservation of Lakota culture. Beverly Stayart is involved with the worldwide efforts of the Humane Society of the United States to protect animals. She is currently active in the campaigns to save the wild horse population and prevent the aerial shooting of wolves in the western United States.