The Beaty Capital Team

Becky Vitro

Human Resources Manager

Becky has 28 years in the retail banking industry. She started from the ground up as a teller in 1993 and has taken on the roles of training specialist, training development officer, human resources coordinator, banking branch manager, business development and consumer lender.

She joined Beaty Capital Group, Inc. in November of 2020 as the Human Resources Manager where she provides guidance on policies, procedures, payroll, benefits and recruiting.

Professional certifications: Member American Bankers Association, Arkansas Bankers Association, Consumer Lending 101, Principles of Banking, Law and Banking, HR Compliance, Payroll Law.

Felecia Camp

Director, Asset Management

Felecia is a native Arkansan. She spent over 30 years in the financial industry as a commercial loan assistant before joining Beaty Capital Group in August 2021 where she lends her expertise managing technical exceptions, loan compliance, construction budgets, and lender relationships.

Professional certifications: Member of American Bankers Association, NTI Accounting Certification, and Loan Compliance.


Cori Nguyen

Cori Nguyen

Director of IT

Cori Nguyen got a jump start to his career in technology during the dot-com boom era. Since that time, he has encompassed IT Architecture and Operations in several industries including manufacturing, banking, healthcare, and federal government contracts. With a broad and diverse technical skillset, he provided IT Support for Beaty Capital several years prior to officially joining the team at the beginning of 2021.

Throughout his career he has accomplished multiple accreditations from major technology companies such as Microsoft & Cisco.

Kathleen Lamb

Kathleen O. Lamb

Chief Financial Officer and V.P. of Finance
University of Arkansas at Little Rock – B.S. in Accounting

Kathleen started her accounting career when she was 15, working for K-Mart as a Cash Office Clerk, where she gained valuable management and accounting skills. While working at Frost, PLLC in the Tax Department, she completed her education and graduated from UALR with a B.S. in Accounting. She was a part of the Frost team for 12 years working on corporate, trust and individual tax reporting. She has spent the last several years as the Controller and Human Resource Director for a non-profit economic development company.

She joined Beaty Capital Group, Inc. in September 2021 as the Chief Financial Officer and V.P. of Finance.

Shelby Strudevant

Shelby P. Sturdivant

Executive Assistant at Beaty Capital Group

Shelby P. Sturdivant is the Executive Assistant for Beaty Capital Group. She plays and invaluable role in providing client support and satisfaction every day. With 30 years of banking, financing and office administration.

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Christa Clark

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Ms. Clark has a Business Administration and Political Science degree from Baylor University and earned her law degree at the UALR Bowen School of Law where she served as the Associate Editor in Chief of the Law Review.

She has served as a Senior Vice President for Arkansas Capital Corporation for the last 11 years where she worked with New Markets Tax Credits and other specialized financing tools targeted at underserved communities.

Clark is a member of the Arkansas Economic Developers Association, Women in Tax Credits, and the American and Arkansas Bar Associations and works with several nonprofit and for-profit community development groups including serving on the advisory board of Pacesetter CDE, Inc. and Culleywood Capital, a community development financial institution in Mississippi that provides specialized financing to low-income housing developers.


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Lance A. Beaty

Founder, President & CEO

Mr. Beaty graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1984, with a BSBA in Finance and Banking. Mr. Beaty has been active in real estate and development throughout his career.  From 1984 through 1986 Mr. Beaty was employed by a regional development firm where he gained experience in residential subdivision development, residential and civil construction. In 1987, Mr. Beaty formed Beaty Development Corporation which specialized in the development of residential, light commercial, and retail properties.

In 1989, Mr. Beaty entered into a relationship with Aseia Brown Boveri (ABB Energy Ventures) to develop greenfield power generation plants. Mr. Beaty was active in the power generation development business for over 10 years in the role of lead developer or Project Manager. Mr. Beaty has been involved in over 13 power generation and infrastructure related projects around the world. Mr. Beaty has conducted business in South Korea, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Mexico, Venezuela, and Guatemala. 

He has an extensive background and understanding of structured project finance and tax related issues.

Since 1997 Mr. Beaty has been actively involved, through Beaty Capital Group, in various real estate and development projects as well as ongoing business operations in the Central United States. These projects included the acquisition or development, construction, ownership, and operation of injection molding plants, ready mix concrete facilities, fuel distribution, retail convenience stores, development and construction of residential and commercial subdivisions and commercial developments including, specific developments for Walgreen’s, Fed Ex, and multiple build to suit single tenant retail stores.