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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.

State Pooled Investment Fund Hits Historic $12 Billion Mark

For the first time in history, the State Pooled Investment Fund (SPIF) has surpassed a $12 Billion balance

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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, the SPIF is made up of the state’s cash, dedicated reserves and trust funds, and funds from local governments throughout Tennessee who choose to invest with the state.