Last night, Kingsgate Logistics CEO and Owning Partner Jeff Beckham received the 2022 Everest Award via the West Chester/Liberty Chamber Alliance. The Everest Award is presented to a person who has reached the heights of being a legend or leader through his or her actions, making a significant positive impact on business, the community, and the quality of life within the I-75 Growth corridor. Other recipients this year include Jim Bonaminio, Jungle Jim’s, and Mike Schueler, the Schueler Group.
As CEO of Kingsgate, a family-owned and operated third-party logistics business, Jeff has put forth extreme acts of service through the Kingsgate Gives Back program. This charitable work has had a tremendous impact on the community, benefitting organizations like Boys Hope Girls Hope, the Rotary Club of West Chester/Liberty, the University of Cincinnati’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, the Hoxworth Blood Center, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Make-a-Wish and more.
Jeff is a recognized leader in his industry and the local business community. In addition to the Everest Award, his awards and recognition include:
2016 Businessperson of the Year, West Chester Liberty Chamber of Commerce
2018 Marketing Executive of the Year, Transportation Sales & Marketing Association
2018 CEO of the Year, Cincinnati Business Courier
2019 C-Suite Awards Finalist, Cincinnati Business Courier
Jeff’s civic and volunteer activities include (past and present):
Member, Executive Committee, Boys Hope Girls Hope of Cincinnati
Chairman, Board of Directors, Mt. Notre Dame High School
Member, Board of Directors, All for One Club, Xavier University
Founder and President Emeritus, Ohio Elite Soccer Academy
Member, Board of Directors, The Crable Foundation
“Jeff, Jungle Jim, and Mike have set standards of excellence in their industries and have made significant contributions to the development of our region,’’ said Joe Hinson, President and CEO of the West Chester/Liberty Chamber Alliance. “We are honored to celebrate their achievements.”
Rian Beckham, Director of Communications
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