Cumberland University to hold Federal Reserve forum

Staff Reports • Dec 17, 2015 at 6:02 PM

Cumberland University and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Nashville Branch will hold an economic forum March 11 from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The financial industry is a diverse and evolving part of the Tennessee economy. This program is an opportunity to learn about trends in the economy and banking, hear from regional institutions about the post-recession banking market, and develop a better understanding of the future of the financial services industry.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for our community to interact with some extraordinary leaders in the world of banking,” said Paul Stumb, dean of the Labry School of Science, Technology and Business at Cumberland University, “Attendees will be able to engage in meaningful dialogue with some very respected individuals in the finance industry.”

Featured panelists include Randall Clemons, chairman and CEO of Wilson Bank & Trust; Tom Stumb, president and CEO of Truxton Trust; Bob McDonald, president and CEO of Cedarstone Bank; Claire Tucker, president and CEO of CapStar Bank; and Rob McCabe, chairman of Pinnacle Financial Partners.

Other presenters include Paul Stumb; Galina Alexeenko, regional economic information network analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Tim Amos, general counsel for the Tennessee Bankers Association; and Jackie Morgan, senior economic and financial education specialist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Educators, bankers, small business owners and those involved in economic development are encouraged to attend the event. Admission is complimentary, and lunch will be provided.

The event will take place in Labry Hall room 130 on the campus of Cumberland. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 615-547-1259 or emailing csink@cumberland.edu. Additional information about this event is available at cumberland.edu.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Nashville Branch and the Cumberland University School of Science, Technology and Business will conduct the program in partnership.

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