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Cumberland University to host Federal Reserve forum March 11


Cumberland University and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Nashville Branch will host an economic forum on Tuesday, March 11 from 8:30 - 3:00 pm.

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The financial industry is a diverse and evolving part of the Tennessee economy. This program is an opportunity to learn about trends in the economy and banking, hear from regional institutions about the post-recession banking market, and develop a better understanding of the future of the financial services industry.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for our community to interact with some extraordinary leaders in the world of banking,” said Dr. Paul Stumb, Dean of the Labry School of Science, Technology and Business at Cumberland University, “Attendees will be able to engage in meaningful dialogue with some very respected individuals in the finance industry.”

Featured panelists include Mr. Randall Clemons, Chairman & CEO of Wilson Bank & Trust; Mr. Tom Stumb, President & CEO of Truxton Trust; Mr. Bob McDonald, President & CEO of CedarStone Bank; Mrs. Claire Tucker, President & CEO of CapStar Bank; and Mr. Rob McCabe, Chairman of Pinnacle Financial Partners.

Other presenters include Dr. Paul Stumb, Dean & Professor at Cumberland University; Mrs. Galina Alexeenko, Regional Economic Information Network Analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Mr. Tim Amos, General Counsel for the Tennessee Bankers Association; and Mrs. Jackie Morgan, Senior Economic and Financial Education Specialist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Educators, bankers, small business owners and those involved in economic development are encouraged to attend the event. Admission is complimentary and lunch will be provided.

The event will take place on the campus of Cumberland University in Labry Hall #130. Reservations are required and can be made via 615-547-1259 or Additional about this event is available at


The program is conducted in partnership by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Nashville Branch and the Cumberland University School of Science, Technology and Business.