Board and Leadership Team

Robert Beeson

Founder / CEO

Before founding Solo Parent Society in 2017, Robert Beeson was the founder of Essential Records as well as former Senior Vice President of Sony / Provident. He oversaw the signing or development of artists like Jars of Clay, Third Day, Michael W Smith and Casting Crowns and many others. He was responsible for winning 35 Dove Awards, 5 Grammy Awards as well as being nominated for 13 Grammys.
Beeson is also the founder of iShine, the largest Christian Tween media company in the world and has served on the Gospel Music Association, Sony /Provident executive team, WOW Partnership, and BEMA ministry boards.

Most recently, after spending 8 1/2 years as a single parent raising 3 girls full time, he authored GOING SOLO, Hope and Healing for the Single Mom or Dad from Focus on the Family and founded Solo Parent Society. Robert is now remarried, a licensed minister and lives in Franklin with his daughters and three new stepsons.

David Farmer

Founder / Board Chairman 

David Farmer holds an MBA from Boston University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University.

He began his career serving in the United States Army Europe and has since overseen North American Sales for FORTNA since 1996. Fortna helps companies with complex distribution operations to help each meet their customer promises and solve competitive challenges profitable. Fortna is a professional services firm built on a singular promise ….. To develop a solid business case during supply chain integration and hold teams accountable to the results.

David is a member of Warehouse Education Research Council (WERC) and Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and serves as a board member of Community Outreach Ministries (COM) in Williamson County.
David and his wife, Tracy, have two sons and a daughter-in-law. Chandler and
Meg Farmer live in Nashville. Chandler is an attorney and Meg is a teacher. Blake
lives in Franklin and is utilizing his recent degree in Sports Management within    
professional sports.

Robert Noland

Board Member

Robert Noland spent ten years as a touring musician, songwriter, and producer in Christian music. After leaving the road, he became the Director of Operations of an international ministry producing Christian resources, managing the organization for twenty years. During that season, he and his family planted three churches with Robert being the lay-pastor of the third for nine years.
Since 1991, he has authored one hundred-plus devotionals, study guides, journals, and books spanning across children, youth, and adult audiences.
In 2014 Robert secured representation by WTA Media and has since worked with authors such as Bart Millard, Rudy Perez, and Barry Zito, also penning projects for faith films such as I Can Only Imagine, An Interview with God, and I Still Believe. In 2019 he authored the best-selling men’s devotional The Sword & Shield, released by iDisciple Publishing.
After forty-plus years in ministry, Robert’s calling has always been to present the Gospel through all forms of artistic media. He lives in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife of 35+ years and has two adult sons, both musicians. Visit RobertNoland.com.

Brent Gray

Board Member

Brent Gray is an attorney in Franklin Tennessee. He currently serves as General
Counsel for a multi-state staffing company. Prior to that he was in private
practice with a local boutique business law firm. He brings a wealth of diverse
experience having counseled businesses and individuals in a variety of
contractual, planning and litigation matters over the last 15 years. He is originally
from Dallas, Texas, and is a lifelong fan of all the various Dallas sports franchises.
He lives in Franklin Tennessee with his wife and two children, Sadie and Jack. On
weekends you will most often find him on the sidelines of soccer fields all over
Tennessee coaching or cheering on his kids. His ministry passion is children,
because he believes there is simply no clearer example of living out the gospel
than caring for children. This is why he believes that the mission of SPS is so vital
and so timely for our nation and our world.

David Smallbone

Advisory Board

Longtime music and ministry executive, David is the current manager and partner of for King and Country and Rebecca St James. 

Meet the team.

Marissa, Brad, Amber, Jenn, Marie, Robert, Dawn, Angie, Elizabeth

Robert Beeson

President CEO &
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Dawn Segard 

General Manager
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Elizabeth Cole

Director of Communications
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Angie Brame

National Group Manager / Chaplain
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Amber Fuller

Content Contributor
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Brad Beal

General Admin
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Marissa Lee

Content Contributor
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Jenn Jones

Executive Admin
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Andrew Cacho


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