Cumberland Trust Adds Trust Specialist To Chattanooga-Focused Team

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Cumberland Trust has added Eric Roddy to its personal trust team as a trust specialist. In his role, Mr. Roddy supports trust officers with daily administrative duties including bill pay and distribution, assisting with the overall care taking of the trust and client relationship. 
 
He joins the personal trust team focused on supporting Cumberland Trust’s Chattanooga client base. Other team members include: Lori Thoeny, CFP, CTFA, senior vice president & trust officer; Alex Gillott, regional manager, vice president & senior trust officer; Renée Frederiksen, regional manager, vice president & senior trust officer; Dudley Selinger, vice president & trust officer; and Jared Lynd, trust officer. 

"Roddy’s hiring comes at a time of continued growth for Cumberland Trust, which recently surpassed $3.3 billion in client assets under current administration," officials said.  "His addition will help Cumberland Trust to further deliver best-in-class proactive trust administration to its clients."
 
“Cumberland Trust aims to provide the highest-quality attention and care to each family we serve,” said Joseph K.
Presley, chairman, president and CEO of Cumberland Trust. “Eric will be an asset to both our trust officers and our clients as we continue to deliver top personalized trust administration.”
 
Prior to joining Cumberland Trust, Mr. Roddy was the interim head coach for the men’s tennis team at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pa.  Before that, Mr. Roddy served as an editor and publisher of the Dolphins Report, a publication of the CBS Sports Interactive 24/7 Sports Network. He also spent time in Spain teaching English as a second language. 
 
Mr. Roddy graduated from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tn., where he received degrees in English and Spanish and minored in business.  A Chattanooga-native, Mr. Roddy attended the Baylor School.

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