Lee Tatum ’89 joins Centre College Board of Trustees

Posted by Centre News in Alumni, News 04 Feb 2015

old centre sealLee Tatum of Anchorage, Ky., was inducted as a member of the Centre College Board of Trustees during the College’s annual winter meeting held on Jan. 30.

Lee TatumTatum is vice president and chief of staff of Brown-Forman in Louisville. Brown-Forman employs 4,120 people worldwide with about 1,000 located in Louisville. One of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and among the top 10 largest global spirits companies, Brown-Forman sells its brands in more than 135 countries and has offices in cities across the globe.

Prior to his appointment to the Board of Trustees, Tatum served on Centre’s President’s Advisory Council. He is also active as a board member of the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, a showcase for art and design-focused exhibits and programs with an emphasis on regional works.

A 1989 graduate of Centre College with a B.A in government and English, he earned a master’s degree in international commerce from the University of Kentucky’s Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, and a J.D. from the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.

Tatum and his wife, Jenny, are the parents of Elizabeth (16) and Davis (13).

by Cindy Long

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