2022 Employee of the Year – Pam Young

Pam has been with the Beacon Lighthouse family for over thirty years and has been a valued asset in varied areas of our production floor

2020 4th Quarter Employee- Mark Kestler

Kelly Byrd is a native Texas, born in Crowell Texas. He moved to Wichita Falls, Texas in 1980 with his mother where he graduated from Hirschi High school. Kelly has been blessed with two sons and two daughters….

2020 3rd Quarter Employee- Kelly Byrd

Kelly Byrd is a native Texas, born in Crowell Texas. He moved to Wichita Falls, Texas in 1980 with his mother where he graduated from Hirschi High school. Kelly has been blessed with two sons and two daughters….

2020 2nd Quarter Employee- Brent Fry

Brent Fry was born and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas. He graduated from Rider High School as part of the class of 1989. While in high school Brent worked in a machine shop, then …

2020 1st Quarter Employee- Jeffery Scott Aukerman

Jeffery was born into a proud and dedicated military family in Arlington Texas.  Therefore; growing up consisted of relocating to many…

2019 State Worker of the Year – Jamie Chilton

Jamie is a native Texan. Jamie is a true example of an overcomer, her quiet, kind and gentle disposition is nothing less than pure sweetness.

Now Hiring

Beacon Lighthouse for the Blind of Wichita Falls is now hiring for the following positions:

If you are interested in inquiring about future job opportunities, please contact Elizabeth Meza at:

Phone: (940) 767-0888 or (800) 262-6412, FAX (940) 767-0893

 

Introducing Our New CEO Judy Koetter!

Mrs. Judy Koetter joined the family of Beacon Lighthouse in November, 1987, as the Business Manager. In August, 2008 she complete her Bachelor of Science in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude)  from Kaplan University/Davenport, IA (currently Purdue Global) and was promoted to CFO. Currently, serving as President/CEO Judy enjoys her Beacon Family and working to build a company set for growth and prosperity in the present and future.  Happiness is one think, but a purpose working with a great team at Beacon (which is definitely the greatest) is what truly brings joy every single day.

 

 

Introducing Our New CFO Valerie Petro!

Mrs. Valerie Petro has been an employee of Beacon Lighthouse, Inc. since May 2007. She began as an accounting clerk and has worked her way up to her current position as CFO. She graduated from Wayland Baptist University with honors in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Accounting. She loves working at Beacon Lighthouse, Inc. because the focus of the company is to give job opportunities to the blind and visually impaired, a community that might otherwise be overlooked in the traditional workforce. She looks forward to helping the company continue to grow and flourish in her new position.

Our Board Of Directors

Chairman: Dr. Robert Forrester

1st, Vice Chair: Mary Brasher

2nd, Vice-Chair: Dr. Jenny Kinser

Treasurer: Dr. Mike Patterson

 

Billy Rogers

Blake Andrews

Calvin Carlton

Chris Hansard

Joe Koszarek

Larry Park

Les McNeal

Noel Filer

Events

Dine in the Dark Gala

Beacon Lighthouse will be hosting its first ever Gala on September 28th, 2024. Tickets for the event and sponsorship opportunities will be available soon.

Fundraiser 

Beacon Lighthouse will be having a fundraiser Monday the 13th at Panera Bread from 4pm-8pm. Please make sure to mention Beacon when purchasing or use or unique code when ordering online, “fund4u.” 

Dedications and Ribbon Cuttings
 

February 20, 2024

New Cherry Picker

The Beacon Family along with other members of the community gathered together to witness the unveiling of the new lift. We like to thank the donors that made this possible, we appreciate you. 

February 22, 2024

2024 Annual Award Banquet

Awards Banquet 2023 Recognized:

  • 2024 Employee of the Year: Terry Wilson
  • Patti Archer – 20 Years of Service

OUR LOCATIONS

BEACON EXPRESS
BLDG 2961 VANTURE BLVD
FORT SILL OK 73503

580-354-9250

580-442-7495

BASE SUPPLY CENTER
SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE
BUILDING #649, AVENUE H

940-855-7757

940-855-7758

ADMINISTRATION & FACTORY
300 SEVENTH STREET
WICHITA FALLS TX 76301

800-262-6412
940-767-0888
940-767-0893

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