Jeff Beauchamp, President of Bedford Camera and Video, is a native of Fort Smith, Arkansas. A graduate of Westark College (now the University of Arkansas Fort Smith), Jeff joined the Arkansas Air National Guard, retiring in September 2002. As President of Bedford Camera and Video, Jeff has oversight of seven stores and approximately 100 employees in the Arkansas/Oklahoma region. Quite involved in his community, Jeff has served as a volunteer firefighter and first responder, as a local fundraising director for the American Heart Association, a fundraising chairperson for the U.S. Marshalls Museum, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce. Jeff currently serves on the Photographic Research Organization Board of Directors, the Fort Smith Regional Health Care Board, the Fort Smith EMS board, and The Degen Foundation Board. Jeff has been named as the recipient of the Arkansas Distinguished Sales and Marketing Award as the Top Marketing Professional for 2007, and the Air National Guard Unit Career Advisor of the Year. In 2009, he received the Barbara Broyles Sharing Award from the Arkansas Alzheimer’s Association.
Jeff and his wife, Lucy, reside in Van Buren and are the proud grandparents of four grandchildren.