Craig Beam, MBA
With over 30 years of experience practicing nationally and internationally, Craig Beam is now the Chief Financial Officer of Worksite Labs. Craig has overseen the development and management of a broad range of real estate with a focus on healthcare and institutional projects. His involvement in healthcare development includes the planning and development of hospital, medical office and ambulatory facilities and he is nationally recognized for his ability to lead assignments that are complex in program, finance and construction.
In 1977, Craig started his career as Chief Financial Officer of Concordia Development, a real estate development company based in Southern California. He then founded his own firm, Beam & Associates starting in 1983. At Beam he had overall responsibility for the consulting, development, leasing and brokerage divisions of the firm. He merged this firm with Hammes Company in 1998 which created the largest healthcare project and program management firm in the United States. Craig has worked for major systems including Saint Joseph Health System of Orange, Ascension Health, MedStar and New York Presbyterian as well as academic centers such as Stanford, UCSF and Northwestern.
In addition to his real estate activities he has served on numerous boards including the advisory board to the Director of the National Institutes of Health, UniHealth, Pacificare and Martin Luther Hospital. Craig is past Chairman of the Board of the American Heart Association and is past Treasurer of the World Heart Federation. He is currently a non-physician member of the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a Board Member of AllHealth. In addition, Craig is a frequent speaker on healthcare trends both nationally and internationally and has been recognized for his contributions to the industry being named Trustee of the Year by the California Hospital Association, the Gold Heart Award, the Haddock International Health Impact Award and is an Endowed Fellow of the National Health Foundation.
Craig lives in Orange County with his wife of 33-years. He has two grown children and is expecting a first grandchild (a baby boy!) in June. Craig grew up on a citrus and avocado ranch and continues to grow specialty avocados to this day. These are avocados that you can’t find in stores anymore and they are very popular with friends and family.