East West Partners Team Member Mary Beth

Mary Beth Knelson

Office Manager

Mary Beth joined East West Partners in 1999 as Office Manager. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations, information technology, human resources and administrative needs of the company.

A graduate of Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois, Mary Beth studied Business and Music. Prior to joining East West Partners she spent seven years at Carolina Meadows Retirement Community in Chapel Hill, NC as the Payroll/Benefits Manager, and three years as a workman’s compensation adjuster at CNA Insurance in Downers Grove, IL.

She has been active in many volunteer organizations in Chapel Hill/Durham including the Chapel Hill Service League, Chapel Hill/Carrboro City School PTAs, Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels and the Interfaith Council. She is a former board member of the SECU Family House at UNC Chapel Hill.

Mary Beth lives in Durham with her family.

Professional Involvement

  • Licensed Broker – North Carolina Real Estate Commission
  • Association of Professional Office Managers
  • North Carolina Notary