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Meet the Staff

Meet the BEAU Staff

Want to be part of the BEAU team? BEAU is currently looking for self driven sales team members and contributors!

Email your resume to Hello@beau-magazine.com


Maria Rivers 


Pronouns: She/Her

Maria has been publishing magazines supporting LGBT equal rights since 2003. Her motivation revolves around the concept of providing constant visibility and positive influence in efforts to counteract LGBT stigmas and promote peaceful living. Her philosophy is that if we show our true beauty by sharing our story, we are more apt to be integrated as part of the whole community, mutually respected and politely engaged.

E: publisher@beau-magazine.com
P: (843) 636-5688


Jonatan Guerrero Ramirez

Social Media and Outreach Director

Pronouns: He/Him

Raised in the Hispanic Culture in the South and currently living the Holy City of Charleston, Jonatan cultivates his inspiration of South Carolina culture, fashion, and the social life into his work. A graduate of The Art Institute of Charleston, Jonatan has a background in Fashion Design with a concentration in Marketing. His wide background ranges from styling, to marketing, event planning, and fashion design.

Jonatan’s work has been featured in Teen Vogue Magazine after receiving recognitions such as ‘Best in Theatrical Caption in Fashion Styling” from the Georgia literacy Association in 2013. Since then his work has been seen in Charleston Fashion Week, Lowcounty Live, Southern Living Magazine and Bravo.  While working with the city of Charleston during special projects, such as Spoleto USA, Jonatan is a strong advocate of animal rights, LGBTQI equality, and education. Recently, he was named one of the youngest Hispanic activist in the lowcountry. His passion for children and to help others is his driving force to “Keep moving forward”.

E: jonatan@beau-magazine.com
P: (706) 871-9396


Dixie Fanning

Layout Artist

Pronouns: She/Her

Dixie is a baby-boomer on her second career, this time as a graphic designer.  She started her freelance graphic design business, Design from Dixie, after earning her BA in Visual Arts-Graphic Design in 2008. She is almost a native having lived in SC for over 40 years and in Mount Pleasant for the last 25 years. She is a graduate of Clemson and you will find her every Saturday watching the Tigers football game.

She enjoys photography, genealogy, and fishing/kayaking.

E: dixie@designfromdixie.com


Steven Willard


Pronouns: He/Him

Steven finds his roots in teaching and practicing yoga. His BEAU Magazine exclusive column, Same Sex in the City Charleston is a reflection of the reality of being a single gay man, in your 40’s, and living in the Holy City. His writing as well as his yoga classes are an experience in themselves as he brings a unique combination of
“keeping it real” with a dash (or a heaping tablespoon) of humor.

E: yogisteven@hotmail.com