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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has announced the following changes to its Memphis Branch board of directors:
Lisa McDaniel Hawkins, president of Room to Room in Tupelo, Miss., has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Hawkins also serves as commissioner of the Tupelo Housing Authority, member of the executive board of Fairly Godmothers, and chamber division chair of the Community Development Foundation.
Charlie E. Thomas, III, regional director of External and Legislative Affairs for AT&T Tennessee in Memphis, Tenn., has been reappointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Thomas also serves on the board of directors of the Greater Memphis Chamber, and LeMoyne Owen College.
Chairman of the Memphis Branch board of directors is Charles S. Blatteis, managing member of Blatteis Law Firm, PLLC, in Memphis, Tenn. Also serving on board are: Roy Molitor Ford, Jr., vice chairman and CEO of Commercial Bank and Trust Co. in Memphis, Tenn.; Mark P. Fowler, vice chairman of Liberty Bank of Arkansas in Jonesboro, Ark.; Lawrence C. Long, partner at St. Rest Planting Co. in Indianola, Miss.; and Clyde Warren Nunn, chairman and president of Security Bancorp of Tennessee Inc. in Halls, Tenn.
Members of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the advisory boards of its three branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn., are familiar with the economic and credit conditions of their respective regions. Their observations – along with the economic data and information gathered and analyzed by St. Louis Fed staff – help ensure that conditions of Main Street America are represented in Federal Open Market Committee deliberations in Washington, D.C. For a listing of all directors, see www.stlouisfed.org/about_us/board.cfm.