Ty Beard earned his bachelor’s degree in History from UT Tyler in 1988. He graduate from SMU Law School in 1996. He primarily practices business law which involves business structuring, business succession and asset protection planning, and mergers and acquisitions. He was the founding partner of Beard and Harris, PC, which is now known as Beard Harris Bullock Hughes.
He is also the founder and managing general partner of ETI Investments, Ltd., a private equity group, and is the Chairman of the Board of Tango Networks, Inc., a telecommunications software company in Frisco, Texas.
Ty is a member of the State Bar of Texas, MENSA and the National Rifle Association. He lives in Tyler with his wife and two daughters.