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


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

Carolyn Chism Hardy, president and CEO of Chism Hardy Investments LLC in Collierville, Tenn., has been reappointed to a three-year term on the board.

J. Brice Fletcher, chairman of First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas in Forrest City, Ark., has been reappointed to a three-year term on the board.

Also serving on the board are: Michael E. Cary, president and CEO of Carroll Bank and Trust in Huntingdon, Tenn.; board Chairman David T. Cochran Jr., partner with CoCo Planting Co. in Avon, Miss.; Roy Molitor Ford Jr., vice chairman and CEO of Commercial Bank and Trust Co. in Memphis; Julianne Goodwin, owner of Express Employment Professionals in Tupelo, Miss.; and board Deputy Chairman Eric D. Robertson, president of Community LIFT Corporation in Memphis.

Members of the St. Louis Fed’s board of directors 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