“Missy” Wallen To Serve On BlueCross BlueShield Board

Thursday, January 30, 2014
"Missy" Wallen
"Missy" Wallen

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee elected BB&T Corporation executive Martha S. “Missy” Wallen to serve on its board of directors. Ms. Wallen recently retired from BB&T after serving as the company’s East Tennessee regional president since 2007.

Ms. Wallen has more than 40 years of experience in the banking industry in the Knoxville area. She joined BB&T in 2001 and served as a city executive, business banking manager and retail banking manager before being named a regional president.

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Ms. Wallen holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tennessee and a graduate degree from Louisiana State University – School of Banking of the South. She serves on various boards in the Knoxville area including the Development Corporation of Knox County and the University of Tennessee Knoxville Alumni Association.


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