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Q&A with Jim Robinson

2022-2023 Chairman, Independent Bankers Division, Tennessee Bankers Association President and CEO, Heritage Bank & Trust, Columbia Jim Robinson served as the 2022-2023 chair for the Independent Bankers Division Board, which […]

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Banking industry must rally to defend customer privacy in a digital age

Colin Barrett, President/CEO, Tennessee Bankers Association While far from a conspiracy theorist, I do find myself more suspicious than I once was. During a recent lunch with TBA Chairman Jim […]

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The evolution of CCTV AI technology: From false alarms to future insights

Chase Carroll,  Executive Vice President, BankPak Dustin Giltnane, Director of Business Development, BankPak Artificial Intelligence (AI) has witnessed remarkable advancements in recent years, transforming the landscape of video surveillance in […]

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TBA Inducts Five Leaders in Banking Excellence Into the 2023 Class

Five Tennessee bankers were honored by the TBA at the Leaders in Banking Excellence ceremony on August 9, 2023. Commemorative plaques highlighting the careers of each of the honorees were […]

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Rieniets primed to lead as TBA chairman

From Memphis to Mountain City, the Tennessee Bankers Association has represented the banks of the Volunteer State for more than 100 years. Jim Rieniets knows the value of representing each […]

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Resilience and progress celebrated at the 133rd Annual Meeting

Colin Barrett, President/CEO, Tennessee Bankers Association Thank you to everyone who attended the 133rd Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Bankers Association at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida. This convention […]

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James H. Rieniets Elected 2023-2024 TBA Chairman

Jim Rieniets, president and CEO of InsBank in Nashville, was installed as chairman of the Tennessee Bankers Association during ceremonies at the closing banquet on Tuesday, June 20. Rieniets accepted […]

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TBA Washington Conference recap

Amy Heaslet, Executive Vice President/General Counsel, Tennessee Bankers Association Nearly 100 Tennessee bankers, associate members, and association staff returned to D.C. in May for the 2023 Washington Conference. The conference, […]

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Financing for industrial hemp? Proposed legislation may help bankers serve this industry

By Patrick R. Baker, Associate Professor of Law, The University of Tennessee at Martin Paula Hearn Moore, Professor of Accounting and Business Law, The University of Tennessee at Martin Alyssa […]

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Modernization of outdated laws a focus of General Assembly

The first session of the 113th Tennessee General Assembly saw several important pieces of legislation that recognize the need to modernize systems that have become outdated and unworkable—both for the […]

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Tennessee banking remains strong amidst SVB failure

The Tennessee banking industry is strong, with credit quality and capital indicators continuing to be robust. This is the message we are conveying to Congress, media, and bank customers. As […]

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Q and A with Billie Jo Parker

2023-2024 Young Bankers Division Chairman Client Services Group Area Manager Pinnacle Financial Partners Memphis, Tenn. Billie Jo Parker joined Pinnacle Financial Partners in February of 2020 and serves as area […]

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