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-January 2019)

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


Finance, Legislative Affairs, NADA Show, NADA PAC President's Club member, NADA Foundation Ambassador

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

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