Reginald Bean

Reginald Bean, known as an inspirational leader and effective storyteller who inspires action
as a respected voice within the professional and philanthropic communities, is an HR
executive with over 20 years of experience in operations, finance, and human capital
management. Having worked in government, consumer health, and consumer goods,
Reginald’s career reflects his global, cross-functional perspective in key strategy, business,
and talent areas. Through his role in human capital management as Principal Consultant,
Reginald has worked extensively with boards leading talent strategies and initiatives.
In his current role as Principal Consultant with Yardstick Management, America’s Leading
Black-Owned Management Consulting Firm, Reginald provides strategic comprehensive
solutions to mission-driven global organizations from conception to realization. Prior to
joining Yardstick Management, Reginald served as Vice President of Culture, Engagement
and Operations for Coca-Cola Consolidated, the largest independent bottler in the US with
$4.8B in annual revenue where he led efforts to build a value based, purposed driven culture
for its 17,000 employees across 14 states including the District of Columbia. Earlier in his
career, Reginald led several nationwide change management and process improvement
projects incorporating Six Sigma techniques to the commercial segmentation process along
with new product launches.
Prior to joining corporate America, Reginald held several strategic leadership roles during
domestic and international assignments spanning his seven-year military career in the
United States Army. Reginald holds an MBA in Leadership from the McColl School of
Business at Queens University of Charlotte. He is also an award-winning author of
UNFINISHED-40 Lessons on Purpose, Self and Becoming a Man and A Year and Some
Change-Revealing Your Full Potential through Purpose and Perspective; where he’s
motivated to inspire emerging adults, particularly young men of color, to discover their
purpose while positively impacting their families and communities.