Men of Valor is supported by a Board of Directors, made up of successful community leaders who give generously of their time and talents.
Lee Beaman, a graduate of the University of Tennessee, is the Chairman and CEO of Beaman Automotive Group, an award-winning group based in Nashville, Tennessee. Beaman is also heavily involved in the community, serving on numerous nonprofit boards. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Boy Scouts of America – Middle Tennessee Council and the Americans for Prosperity of Tennessee. Additionally, he serves on the boards of Montgomery Bell Academy, Belmont University, Men of Valor, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, the Salvation Army, the Beacon Center of Tennessee, the Tennessee Federation for Children, and the Beaman Foundation. He is the past chairman of the Nashville Symphony and has recently served on various other boards including the Nashville Area Red Cross and Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art.
Beaman is a former member of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission State Advisory Council, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the American Heart Association. His awards for business and community leadership include the Junior Achievement Free Enterprise Award, the Tennessee and American Business Ethics Awards, the Top 20 Employers in Tennessee, the Better Business Bureau Ambassador of the Year, and the Nashville Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow. He passionately supports conservative candidates and causes, choice in education and numerous faith-based organizations. He is also an angel investor in dozens of companies.
Lee’s wife, Kelley, is also very active in the community, serving on the boards of the Nashville Zoo, Second Harvest food Bank, and the W. O. Smith School of Music. She is founder and President of the Tennessee Institute for Governmental Ethics Reform, and she chaired the capital campaign for Otter Creek School. Lee and Kelley live in Nashville with their three children and attend Otter Creek Church.