Leadership Team

Leadership Team: Experts at what we do, at your service. Beeson & Associates, Inc. lead by example, bringing the expertise and support your business needs to grow and succeed.

Matt Beeson

Matt Beeson

 Matt Beeson, founder of Beeson & Associates, Inc., began his career in 1981 at Pillsbury, and has mastered commodity analysis and purchasing management at some of the industry’s finest companies. He is a former senior manager with PepsiCo’s KFC Division and was Vice President of Purchasing and In-Bound Logistics for Jacobs Suchard (Brach Candies).

Since forming Beeson & Associates, Inc. in 1995, Matt has expanded his knowledge and understanding of commodities while helping companies with their risk management processes. He brings the necessary skills to understand your commodity needs, while also helping you navigate the challenges of establishing risk tolerance, policy development, research, reporting, training and more.

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Matt holds a B.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University, and an M.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois.

To contact Matt directly, call (502)648-1194

James StewartJames Suit

James Stewart, our Vice President, joined Beeson & Associates, Inc. in 2011 after an extensive career in commodity risk management, with a focus on energy. Prior to joining Beeson & Associates, Inc., James’ experience included his role as Director of Consulting for Integrys Energy Services, Inc. where he managed all facets of value delivery for Integrys’ client base. His consulting portfolio included 30 clients with more than 1,500 facilities under management. Prior to Integrys, James was the Program Manager, Commodity Hedging and Utility Commodity leader for General Electric’s Consumer & Industrial division.

James has extensive expertise in all aspects of risk management and FASB 133 compliance, and has crafted several customized risk management programs for various commodities. James holds a B.A. in Economics from Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY, and an M.B.A. from the University of Louisville. James is also series 3 certified.

To contact James directly, call (502) 741-0335 or email: James.Stewart@BeesonInc.com


Alex Suit

Alex Norton

Alex Norton specializes in research for Beeson & Associates, Inc., and possesses a firm grasp of the commodity markets. He provides dynamic market studies and price outlook, which help to shape client recommendations. Alex’s knowledge and market research make him a key resource for commodity analysis.

Alex joined Beeson & Associates, Inc. in 2008 after working with the Lash Group, a Charlotte, N.C., health-care consulting firm. He holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Wake Forest University and an M.B.A from the University of Massachusetts. Alex is also series 3 certified.

To contact Alex directly, call (502)974-3785 or email: Alex.Norton@BeesonInc.com



Phil Suit

Philip Beeson

Philip Beeson is the key resource for commodity tracking and position reporting, and heads the BUNDLECTS platform. He also provides in-depth analysis and commentary on the dairy industry, and price impact for our clients.

Phil SuitPhilip joined Beeson & Associates, Inc. in 2011 after beginning his career at Johnson & Johnson, graduating from its Finance Leadership Development Program. During his time at Johnson & Johnson he provided expense budget support, financial reporting, and Cost of Goods Sold accounting across various companies and manufacturing sites within the organization. He graduated from Miami University (OH) in 2009 and holds a B.S. degree in Finance.

To contact Philip directly, call (502) 648-1354 or email: Philip.Beeson@BeesonInc.com