Bill Lee and Eugenia Winwood have been elected to Belmont University’s Board of Trustees.
Belmont President Dr. Bob Fisher said, “The addition of Eugenia Winwood and Bill Lee to the Belmont Board of Trustees generates an even stronger and vibrant force for creating excellence at Belmont University.”
Lee earned his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Auburn University. He became president of Lee Company in 1992 and currently serves as CEO. He has also served on the boards of the Tennessee Institute for Public Policy, president of Tennesseans for Economic Growth, past president of the Associated Builders and Contractors, the Executive Committee of YMCA of Middle Tennessee, Downtown Rotary Club of Nashville, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Men of Valor Prison Ministry, Operation Andrew, Hope Clinic for Women, Bridges Academy and many other community organizations. In addition, Lee has served as the Chairman of the Board of Grace Center Church in Franklin. Lee is founder and chairman of the Firm Foundation of Middle Tennessee and was named Father of the Year in 2007 by The American Diabetes Association.
Winwood earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in management from Belmont. Along with her husband, international recording artist Steve Winwood, she has supported Belmont through an endowed scholarship. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Friends of Radnor Lake. In addition, Winwood has worked with the Berklee School of Music in Valencia, Spain, Room in the Inn, St. Patrick’s Shelter, Baptist Children’s Hospital and Salama Ministries in Nashville. She serves as company director for FS, Ltd. and Wincraft Music. She is a member of the Episcopal Church.