Bev Porter was born and raised in Detroit, MI. She is the daughter of Oscar and Pearlie Nalls. She is youngest of seven children. At an early age, Bev confessed the Lord Jesus Christ as her Savior and allowed God to use her.
Bev is married to Ken Porter, Pastor of Covenant Life Fellowship (CLF). To this union they have two children, Kenneth R Porter, Jr. and Jordan L Porter. They relocated to Raleigh, NC immediately after they married in 1981. She serves on the CLF Executive Ministry Board, is a faithful member of the choir, counsel couples on the sanctity of marriage, and serves as an advisor to many other church auxiliaries. With the spirit of Esther resting upon her life, she is constantly on the move doing what God has appointed and anointed her to do. Under the leadership and training of her husband and Pastor, she teaches and ministers in various capacities throughout the community.
Bev considers her greatest achievement to “becoming a child of God.” Moved with the compassion of Christ, she extends a hand to the community in various ways. Bev is committed to letting the glorious light of the gospel shine through her. Her greatest desire is to glorify God, bless others, and continue to grow in the things of God. She lives by three principles: make a difference, laugh a lot, and no regrets.
Bev Porter is the Director of the Career Management Center at North Carolina State University. Prior to joining NC State, Bev was a Corporate Relations Director at Duke University where she served for ten years. She is an avid traveler and has visited over 26 countries. Bev earned a B.A. in Materials and Logistics Management from Michigan State University and a Masters of Education in Counseling from North Carolina State University