Jim Beavers grew up in east Texas and moved to Nashville, TN in 1991 to pursue a career on the business side of music. He received a BBA from Baylor University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University. His pre-songwriting work experience includes stints as Director of Marketing for Capitol Records and Virgin Records, touring musician with Lee Ann Womack and professor at Middle Tennessee State University.
Since 2002, Beavers has focused primarily on songwriting. He has had dozens of songs recorded by artists such as Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith, Gary Allan, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Josh Turner, Billy Currington, Trace Adkins, Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley, Faith Hill and others. His compositions have received multiple BMI and NSAI awards. Beavers is also the brother of songwriter/ producer Brett Beavers. Since 2008, Beavers has co-written eight #1 songs.