Beverly was born in Morgantown, WV and moved to South Carolina in 1990. She was introduced to Oakbrook by four friends who attended her church who were also Oakbrook parents and employees, and has been at Oakbrook 12 years. She loves the family atmosphere and the nondenominational Christian focus. She earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from West Virginia University in 1988 and an Associate Degree in Computer Technology from Greenville Tech in 1996. Prior to working at Oakbrook, she worked as an engineer at General Nutrition Products before taking time off to start a family. Beverly is passionate about technology and the way it can be used to make Oakbrook's teachers more effective. She loves to exercise and travel in her spare time. Beverly is married to David Long, who is the VP of Marketing and Development at Coveris. They have two children: Stephanie (Oakbrook Class of 2015) and Natalie (Class of 2018). The Long's attend Central Church of Christ in Spartanburg.