Beth Sumner is the Queen Mother of heArt & Soul of the Yadkin Valley serving by example. Implementing ideas is where Beth thrives on extending her abilities to organize resources and market products from basic business consulting to cultivating creativity. Recognizing the plethora of creators in the region, Beth has gathered artists of varying mediums together, including Mediums, using her skills as a business consultant and life coach as well as experience as a gallery owner to create an environment that promotes the arts and culture of the region both in its history as well as future. Allowing artists to create instead of trying to run a business and nurturing the natural spirituality evolving, Beth has combined her skills with those of others to not only market individuals and ideas, but the area as well. Her position as Chair of the Main Street Advisory Board and board member of the Foothills Arts Council have served to increase her ability to meet the needs of heArt & Soul of the Yadkin Valley and the community.