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Treasurer Lillard Appointed to Financial Accounting Foundation Board

Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation.

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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, Treasurer Lillard has worked to advocate for Tennessee through his financial leadership roles in national organizations. He served as President of the National Executive Committee of the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT) in 2016-2017, and was a recipient of the 2012 NASACT President’s Award recognizing outstanding service. In 2015, he served as the President of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST). He has represented NAST on the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC).

Tennessee Educators Honored with Financial Literacy Awards

This week the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission honored three Tennessee educators for taking the lead in bringing financial education tools to their students

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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 on Tuesday evening. Chris Holmes, a longtime TNFLC board member, was also honored with the Champion of Financial Literacy Award for his work in driving the success of the Commission’s programs since inception.

Tennessee Department of Treasury Recognizes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

The week is a way to raise awareness of victims’ rights, inspire the community, and address unmet needs.

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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.

TNStars Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to Tennessee Kids

Ten kids from across the state of Tennessee have been awarded $1,000 scholarships by the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program.

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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. Tennessee adults could enter the contest on behalf of a child 15 or younger.

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

Green to oversee a number of equity portfolios with differing objectives and teams to deliver the desired returns for the asset class.

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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 of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS), where she will oversee a number of equity portfolios with differing objectives and teams to deliver the desired returns for the asset class.