Although Mr. Beard grew up in Kentucky, after graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Law, he settled in Lexington with his wife and three children. When he is not practicing law, Mr. Beard enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and bowling. Mr. Beard is an active member of Center Point Church in Lexington, where he serves as a Small Group Leader. Mr. Beard is also a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.