In 2015, Sam received a Lifetime Achievement Award from PeaceJam, an organization spearheaded by 13 Nobel Peace Prize winners. Bishop Desmond Tutu says of Sam:
"Many people guide the present;
the exceptional create the future.
With his energy and enthusiasm,
Sam Beard is exceptional."
Sam Beard has dedicated his working life to public service. Mr. Beard has had the privilege of creating, marketing and then chairing programs for seven U.S. Presidents--Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton and Bush. Read More »
Sam Beard as Staff Associate to U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, 1966
President Ronald Reagan greets Sam Beard in the White House. 1982
Sam and Hillary Beard in the White House with President and Mrs. Clinton. 1998
President George HW Bush congratulates Sam Beard and the 1989 Jefferson Awards winners.