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Industry Council Representatives

The St. Louis Fed's four industry councils – Agribusiness, Health Care, Transportation and Real Estate – provide a consistent and dependable line of communication about economic conditions between St. Louis Fed staff members and industry representatives throughout the District. The council members' observations complement the data and information developed through the Federal Reserve's Beige Book, and meetings of the Reserve Bank's boards of directors. The councils meet twice a year.

View complete list of the Eighth District Industry Councils and representatives.

  • Rhamy Alejeal photo

    Rhamy Alejeal
    Owner and CEO, Poplar Financial
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Health Care

  • Carla Balch photo

    Carla Balch
    President and COO, TransMed Systems
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Health Care

  • John Rodgers Brashier photo

    John Rodgers Brashier
    Vice President, Consolidated Catfish Producers LLC
    Isola, Miss.
    Agribusiness

  • Martin Edwards Jr. photo

    Martin Edwards Jr.
    President, Edwards Management Inc., REALTORS®
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Real Estate

  • Michael D. Garriga photo

    Michael D. Garriga
    Executive Director of State Government Affairs, BNSF Railway
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Transportation

  • Stephanie Ivey photo

    Stephanie Ivey
    Director, Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute, University of Memphis
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Transportation

  • Larry K. Jensen photo

    Larry K. Jensen
    President and CEO, Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Real Estate

  • Jason M. Little photo

    Jason M. Little
    President and CEO, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Health Care

  • Lisa M. Klesges photo

    Lisa M. Klesges
    Professor of Epidemiology, University of Memphis
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Health Care

  • Brett Norman photo

    Brett Norman
    Business Development Manager, Trace Genomics
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Agribusiness

  • Toks Omishakin

    Toks Omishakin
    Deputy Commissioner and Chief of Environment and Planning, Tennessee Department of Transportation
    Nashville, Tenn.
    Transportation

  • Joshua Poag photo

    Joshua Poag
    President and CEO, Poag Shopping Centers, LLC
    Memphis, Tenn.
    Real Estate