Steve Jenkins is executive chairman of Beach Pharmaceuticals, a third-generation family privately-owned business based in Tampa, Florida. With over thirty-five years of experience in the pharmaceuticals industry, he provides leadership in strategic planning, uatuct development and launch, and collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration. Prior to his current role, he was the CEO of Pharmaceutical Associates from 2009 to 2019.
Committed to upholding ethical values as a business leader, Mr. Jenkins is a proponent of leadership education initiatives focused on character formation. He and his wife, Carole, are among the earliest supporters of the Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University, endowing a scholarship in the inaugural class of Leadership and Character Scholars in 2019. They are also members of the Wake Forest Parents’ Council and have long engagement with his alma mater, Jesuit High School of Tampa. A graduate of the University of Florida, he holds a bachelor of science in chemistry.