2020 Chief Judge

Mr. Bradley J. Bean, Chief Judge

Police Chief Brian Dugan, Honorary Celebrity Chief Judge

Police Chief Brian Dugan, Honorary Celebrity Chief Judge

Bradley J Bean
Fernandina Beach, FL
A native of Florida’s panhandle, at age 11, Brad
began working s

A native of Florida’s panhandle, at age 11, Brad

began working summers at his brother’s paint & body

shop where his love of of the automobile began.

Later he used the shop’s facilities to build his first car,

a 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air two door hardtop.

After a 35 year career with VF Corporation, he retired

as a vice president, in part, to pursue his automotive

interests.


Brad has owned several performance, muscle & classic cars and restored a 1957

Chevrolet Bel-Air “Nomad”, which was recognised as the best in the country at

key “marque” events. The “Nomad” and his 1960 Corvette competed at 26

concours events; winning numerous best in class, class runner-up and show level

awards. He began judging at regional & national marquee events, later making

the transition to concours judging.

In addition to serving as Head Judge for the Gasparilla Concours d’Elegance, he is

a lead class judge at the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance, Radnor Hunt Concours

d’Elegance, Charlotte-Trump Concours d’Elegance, Miami Concours, judges at the

Greenbrier Concours d’Elegance & the Chattanooga Motoring Festival’s Concours

d’Elegance and is a “Celeberity Judge” at Corvettes at Carlisle. Brad has been an

officer of the national Solid Axle Corvette Club (an organization dedicated to

Corvette’s first generation) for 14 years, currently serving as president.

Police Chief Brian Dugan, Honorary Celebrity Chief Judge

Police Chief Brian Dugan, Honorary Celebrity Chief Judge

Police Chief Brian Dugan, Honorary Celebrity Chief Judge

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During his 28-year career with the Tampa Police Department, Chief

Brian Dugan has played several key roles in establishing the

department’s reputation as a well-respected, highly professional

organization. He has served in every facet of the department,

developing a diverse background of experience that has attributed to

the progressive leader he is today. He is moving the department

forward to build stronger partnerships with both law enforcement and

the community as a whole.

In November 2017, Mayor Bob Buckhorn halted a national search for

Chief and named Dugan the 32nd Chief of Police, after he

successfully served as the department’s Interim Chief for four months.

He hit the ground running in 2017 to help Tampa residents and public

safety prepare for Hurricane Irma, which was the largest storm to ever

make landfall in the state of Florida. He is a Leadership Tampa

graduate and a member of several professional associations,

including the Tampa Bay Area Chiefs of Police Association, the

International Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Association

of Women Law Enforcement Executives, the Police Executive

Research Forum, and Major Cities Chiefs Association. Chief Brian

Dugan is married with two children.