Charlotte Coates

Operations Manager

Charlotte serves as a resource to CBB staff, CBB members, elected Beef Board officers and state beef councils. She also acts as a liaison with organizations that contract to provide information on the Beef Board’s behalf and is responsible for the daily management of the Beef Board office. Charlotte began work at the CBB in 1997 and served nearly 10 years as Senior Executive Assistant before becoming Operations Manager. Prior to the Beef Board, Charlotte worked for an architectural and engineering firm, where she managed another busy office and assisted in development of presentations, requests for proposals and daily activities. She was raised in a small northeastern rural community in South Dakota on a diversified operation that included dairy and beef cattle, hogs, chickens and grain crops. Charlotte and her husband, Tom, have seven children and five grandchildren.

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