St. Louis Fed Memphis Branch Announces Changes to Board of Directors

12/16/2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has announced the following changes to its Memphis Branch board of directors, effective Jan. 1, 2014:

Carolyn Chism Hardy, president and CEO of Chism Hardy Investments, LLC, and Hardy Logistics Solutions, LLC, both based in Memphis, Tenn., 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.

Brice Fletcher, chairman of First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas in Forrest City, Ark., 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

Chairman of the Memphis Branch board of directors is Charlie E. Thomas, III, regional director of External and Legislative Affairs for AT&T Tennessee in Memphis, Tenn. Also serving on the board are: Roy Molitor Ford, Jr., vice chairman and CEO of Commercial Bank and Trust Co. in Memphis, Tenn.; Lisa McDaniel Hawkins, president of Room to Room Inc. in Tupelo, Miss.; 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.

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