NADA Board of Directors

Brian Hamilton


Brian Hamilton is the dealer at Midway Chevrolet/Cadillac/Buick and Midway Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep/Ram in Kearney, Neb., and Beardmore Chevrolet in Bellevue, Neb. Brian and his wife, Carey, started in the business in 1982 in Grand Island, Neb.; a fourth-generation dealer, Carey is dealer principal of Beardmore Chevrolet in Bellevue. Hamilton represents Nebraska's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term:  February 2007-March 2022)

Community Service

  • Chairman of the board, Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2013
  • Board member, University of Nebraska Foundation for six years and headed up the Grants Committee for three year
  • Member, Offutt Air Force Base Advisory Council
  • Past president, Fonner Park and the Heartland Event Center, Grand Island
  • President, Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, 1990


  • Distinguished Persons of the Year [with Carey], University of Nebraska at Omaha Athletics Hall of Fame, 2012
  • Citizen of the Year, United Way of Grand Island, 2003
  • Humanitarian of the Year, Arthritis Association, 2001
  • Rotarian of the Year, 1999
  • Time Dealer of the Year Award winner for Nebraska, 1998


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 


Beardmore Chevrolet
418 Fort Crook Road
P.O. Box 459
Bellevue, NE 68005


  • Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep


ATAE/NADA, Industry Relations, NADA PAC President's Club member, NADA Foundation Ambassador

ATAE/NADA, Convention (chairman), Dealership Operations, Finance (chairman), Government Relations (chairman), Industry Relations, IT, Legislative Affairs, NADA Show, NADA Foundation, Policy and Bylaws (chairman), Public Affairs, Regulatory Affairs

NADA Executive Positions
Treasurer (2017), Secretary (2011 & 2012)