Lee Beaman is the chairman and CEO of Beaman Automotive Group, an award-winning dealership in Nashville. Beaman is also heavily involved in the community, serving on numerous nonprofit boards. He is the immediate past chairman of the Nashville Symphony. He also currently serves on the board of Montgomery Bell Academy, Belmont University, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Nashville Area Red Cross, Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, the Salvation Army, and the Boy Scouts of America-Middle Tennessee Council. 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 National and Tennessee American Business Ethics Award, the Top 20 Employers in Tennessee, the Better Business Bureau Ambassador of the Year, and the Nashville Rotary Club Distinguished Service Certification. Beaman graduated from the University of Tennessee. He lives in Nashville with his wife and three children.