David E. Brevard is president and chief executive officer of B & B Concrete Co., Inc., a concrete materials supply company with plants located throughout north Mississippi. He is also vice president of Concrete Industries, Inc., a real estate firm with ready-mix concrete plant holdings in north Mississippi.
Brevard is a 1974 graduate of Tupelo High School. At Ole Miss, he was a Carrier Scholar, a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and a member of the Hall of Fame. He earned a master of business administration degree from the University of Virginia in 1981.
Brevard is a former chairman of the board of Mississippi Methodist Senior Services and of the Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi. He is a former president of the Northeast Mississippi Community Relations Association, of the Tupelo Kiwanis Club and of the Mississippi Concrete Industries Association. He also is a former founding board member for the Northeast Mississippi Habitat for Humanity.
Brevard is very active in the First United Methodist Church of Tupelo. He is a past president of the District One Ole Miss Alumni Club and a past president of the University of Mississippi Alumni Association. He served as chairman of The Inn at Ole Miss Campaign Committee; member of the Chancellor’s Trust and Pacesetters Committee for the Commitment to Excellence Campaign; member of the Campaign/Committee Chairs for the Momentum Campaign; and as an executive committee member for the University of Mississippi Foundation. He received the Alumni Association’s Alumni Service Award in 2009.
Brevard is married to the former Shawn Robson Stewart of Glendale, Ohio. They have two daughters.
Created in 1974, the Hall of Fame honors select alumni who have made an outstanding contribution to their country, state or the University of Mississippi through good deeds, services or contributions that have perpetuated the good name of Ole Miss.
Inductees into the Alumni Hall of Fame for 2016 are: David E. Brevard (BA 78) of Tupelo; James L. Cox, M.D. (63) of Atlanta; Thomas C. Meredith (EDD 71) of Oxford; Thomas J. “Sparky” Reardon (BAEd 72, PhD 00) of Oxford; and Constance Slaughter-Harvey (JD 70) of Forest.
T. Michael Glenn (BBA 77) of Memphis will receive the Alumni Service Award for service to the University and the Alumni Association over an extended period. Patrick Woodyard (BA 10) of Nashville, Tennessee, will receive the Outstanding Young Alumni Award, which recognizes alumni who have shown exemplary leadership throughout their first 15 years of alumni status in both their careers and dedication to Ole Miss.