1159 South’s President, Lawrence Beavers, Jr., is a co-founder of 1159 South, life-long and current resident of southwest Springfield. Mr. Beavers holds an Associate Degree in Social Services from Clark State Community College and a B.A. in Human Services Administration from Antioch University Midwest.
Lawrence runs a successful local business, Bootstraps Barbershop, works as a substance-abuse counselor, and is active in local community meetings and events. He is dedicated to building solid relationships within the community and inspiring its members to get involved.