MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has announced the following changes to its Memphis Branch board of directors, effective Jan. 1:
Julianne Battaile Goodwin, owner of Express Employment Professionals 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.
Eric Robertson, president of Community LIFT and project leader for Greater Memphis Neighborhoods (GMN) 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.
Chair of the Memphis Branch board of directors for 2016 will be Carolyn Chism Hardy, president and CEO of Chism Hardy Investments LLC, in Memphis, Tenn. Also serving on the board are: Michael E. Cary, president and CEO of Carroll Bank and Trust in Huntingdon, Tenn.; David T. Cochran Jr., partner with CoCo Planting Co. in Avon, Miss.; J. Brice Fletcher, chairman and CEO of First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas in Forrest City, Ark.; and Roy M. Ford Jr., vice chairman and CEO of Commercial Bank and Trust Co. in Memphis, 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 https://www.stlouisfed.org/about-us/our-leadership/board-of-directors.