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Shelli King, Director of Communications

(615) 532-8025 office
(615) 202-0258 mobile
shelli.king@tn.gov

Recent press and features

Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr.

Treasurer Lillard Appointed to Financial Accounting Foundation Board

by Shelli King, Director of Communications

Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation. In the decade he has served as one of Tennessee’s three constitutional officers... Read more


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Tennessee Educators Honored with Financial Literacy Awards

by Shelli King, Director of Communications

Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission honored three Tennessee educators for taking the lead in bringing financial education tools to their students. Kara Campbell, Cody Hawks, and Candiace Dandridge were each presented with the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Leadership Award by Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. at an event... Read more


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Tennessee Department of Treasury Recognizes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

by Shelli King, Director of Communications

NASHVILLE, TN – The Tennessee Department of Treasury is joining organizations across the country April 7th - 13th in recognizing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The week is a way to raise awareness of victims’ rights, inspire the community, and address unmet needs. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Program, a program of the Tennessee Department of Treasury, works to help innocent victims of violent crimes in Tennessee.... Read more


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TNStars Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to Tennessee Kids

by Shelli King, Director of Communications

NASHVILLE, TN – Ten kids from across the state of Tennessee have been awarded $1,000 scholarships by the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program. TNStars, a program of the Tennessee Department of Treasury, hosted the TNStars Holiday Scholarship Giveaway in December... Read more


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With Nearly $1 Billion in Unclaimed Property, the Tennessee Department of Treasury will Travel to Reunite Tennesseans with Missing Money at Events across the State

by Shelli King, Director of Communications

NASHVILLE, TN – The Tennessee Department of Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Division is traveling to events across the state to reunite Tennesseans with missing money. The Division returned a record-breaking 48,425 claims last year, returning $32.9 million.... Read more


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TNStars Offers $10,000 in Scholarship Opportunities this Holiday Season

by Shelli King, Director of Communications

NASHVILLE, TN – In the spirit of the season, the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program is giving a gift of a $1,000 scholarship to ten Tennessee kids. The scholarships will be awarded into a TNStars® account this December, just for entering online... Read more


Carrie Green

Carrie Green Named New Director of Equities for the Tennessee Department of Treasury

by Shelli King, Director of Communications

Nashville, TN – State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. has named Carrie Green, CFA the new Director of Equity for the Tennessee Department of Treasury. Following an extensive nationwide search, Green was chosen to lead the Equities team... Read more


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State Pooled Investment Fund Hits Historic $12 Billion Mark

by Shelli King, Director of Communications

Nashville, TN – State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. announces that for the first time in history, the State Pooled Investment Fund (SPIF) has surpassed a $12 Billion balance. Managed by the Tennessee Department of Treasury... Read more


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Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System named Top 4 best funded State Pensions by Pew Charitable Trusts

by Shelli King, Director of Communications

Nashville, TN – Last week, The Pew Charitable Trusts published research that ranked the Tennessee as one of the best funded state pension programs in the country. A non-profit focused on non-partisan government research, Pew Charitable Trusts listed Tennessee... Read more


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Shelli King, Director of Communications

(615) 532-8025

Shelli.King@tn.gov

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