Brian Besaw, Corporate Controller
As Corporate Controller, Brian is responsible for the overall accounting and financial matters of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes (FBCH) and Orphan’s Heart. He considers himself doubly blessed to be working in a field that he enjoys, while also getting to serve children.
Brian was stationed as a Naval Nuclear Power Instructor in South Carolina. During that time, he completed his M.B.A. at Charleston Southern University. He also served three years in the Reactor Controls Division of the USS Cavalla (SSN-684) out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Brian has more than 15 years of accounting experience that includes faculty duties at Indiana Wesleyan University teaching financial and managerial accounting, tax and general business. Brian is a Certified Public Accountant with extensive experience in all areas of not for profit accounting including working with FBCH’s Kentucky counterpart, Sunrise Children’s Services, for the past nine years.
During his time at Sunrise Children’s Services, Brian discovered the fulfillment that comes with being part of a team providing healing to hurting families and children. He understands FBCH’s specific needs to provide Christ-centered services to children and families in need. He brings his conviction and passion with him to his role as Controller at FBCH and Orphan’s Heart.
To contact Brian Besaw:
1015 Sikes Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33815
Phone: 863-687-8811 or 863-577-4468