Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Memphis Branch

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The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Memphis Branch is a branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis established in 1918.[1] The branch is responsible for western Tennessee, eastern Arkansas and northern Mississippi.[1]

The branch is located on Main Street in downtown Memphis, Tennessee.[1]

Current Board of Directors[edit]

The following people are on the board of directors as of Jan. 1, 2016:[2]

Name Title Term Expires
J. Brice Fletcher Chairman and CEO
First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas
Forrest City, Arkansas
2016
Michael E. Cary President and CEO
Carroll Bank and Trust
Huntingdon, Tennessee
2017
Roy M. Ford, Jr. Vice Chairman and CEO
Commercial Bank and Trust Co.
Memphis, Tennessee
2017
Eric Robertson President
Community LIFT;
Project Leader
Greater Memphis Neighborhoods
Memphis, Tennessee
2018
Julianne Battaile Goodwin Owner
Express Employment Professionals
Tupelo, Mississippi
2018
Carolyn Chism Hardy

(Chair)

President and CEO
Chism Hardy Investments, LLC
Memphis, Tennessee
2016
David T. Cochran, Jr. Partner
CoCo Planting Co.
CoCo Manufacturing
Avon, Mississippi
2017

Memphis Branch Regional Executive[edit]

The St. Louis Fed’s Memphis branch is led by Regional Executive Martha Perine Beard,[3] who currently serves on the following boards in Memphis: Memphis Tomorrow,[4] Memphis Regional Chamber,[5] St. Jude Children's Research Hospital,[6] the Baptist Health Care Corp. and the Mid-South Minority Business Council.[7] Since 2012 Beard has been the board chairman of the United Way of the Mid-South, which raised $25.1 million to benefit Memphis and surrounding areas during the 2012 campaign.[8] Beard has announced her retirement in the spring of 2015, and a search is currently under way for her successor.[9]

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