Finance Insurance and Real Estate Advisory Board

The Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate at the University of Memphis is supported by a board of professional business partners who provide advice about our department's curriculum developments, degree and non-degree programs, student career opportunities, and other strategic initiatives.  Our advisory board members are listed below, and their biographies can be found here.

  • Toni Barnes, Advisory Board Chair
    First Vice President
    Commercial Relationship Manager
    SunTrust Bank
    Memphis, TN

  • Michael D. Allen, Sr.
    Executive Vice President
    Municipal Products Manager
    FTN Financial Capital Markets
    Memphis, TN

  • Teresa J.W. Bailey
    Wealth Strategist & Director of Development
    Waddell & Associates
    Memphis, TN

  • Alexander Beis
    Junior, Finance Major
    University of Memphis, May 2023

  • Mark E. Cary, CPA, CGMA
    Senior Vice President
    FTN Financial Capital Assets Corporation
    Memphis, TN

  • Kevin D. Kimery
    Kimery Wealth Management
    Memphis, TN

  • Shawn E. Massey, MBA, CCIM, CLS, CRX, ALC
    The Shopping Center Group, LLC
    Memphis, TN

  • Michael (Mac) McGinnis
    Managing Director & Southeast Sales Manager
    B. Riley FBR

  • Phil Sisneros
    Assistant Treasurer
    International Paper
    Memphis, TN

  • Jeffrey K. Smith, CFA
    Staff Director, Investor Relations
    FedEx Corporation
    Memphis, TN

  • Tyler Stafford, CFA
    CEO & Co-Founder
    Panacea Financial
    Little Rock, AR

  • Scott Trammell
    Exec Vice President & Financial Advisor
    Strategic Financial Partners
    Memphis, TN

  • Stephen K. Valadie, CFA
    Senior Vice President
    e-Trading / Digital
    FTN Financial Capital Markets
    Memphis, TN