Lake Travis in Austin, TX

Lake Travis in Austin, TX


Scholar, Teacher, entrepreneur, Investor, Poet

Beach has advanced degrees in English, History, Philosophy, and Education with an emphasis on social science, especially Economics. 

He has been an educator for more than 20 years, teaching students from preschool all the way to university, in Oregon, California, Texas, South Korea, and China.

Beach is the founder and director of 21st Century Literacy, a non-profit organization focused on literacy education. He is the co-founder and CEO of You Are Home. He is also an investor, and in his spare time, a poet.

Beach's scholarly research focuses on several distinct, but interrelated subjects: The philosophy of knowledge, the science of culture and society, the history and philosophy of education, and literature.


"Something knocked in my soul, fever or forgotten wings, and I made my own way, deciphering that fire."  - Pablo Neruda