Hamilton Herald Masthead


Front Page - Friday, October 13, 2023

Newsmakers: Trust Company adds Smith as retirement plan manager

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Tracey Smith as a retirement plan services relationship manager. Smith will be based in the firm’s Chattanooga office.

Smith earned a degree in economics from Texas A&M University in College Station. She previously served as a senior client relationship manager for Mutual of America Financial Group.

A native Texan, Smith has been active in the local community, including serving on the boards for Chattanooga Area Food Bank and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga, and serving as a member of the campaign cabinet for United Way of Greater Chattanooga.

EPB board promotes Freeman to vice president

The EPB board has approved Evann Freeman’s promotion to vice president, government and community relations. In his new position, Freeman will lead EPB’s government relations and economic development efforts by building on work he first undertook when he joined EPB in 2019 as director of government relations.

With more than a decade of experience as a government relations professional, Freeman has focused his public policy efforts on community benefit and coalition building. Since 2009, he has worked for U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander across Tennessee, most recently serving as the senior liaison in Middle Tennessee.

A Chattanooga native, Evann serves on many nonprofit boards including the Urban League, Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Boys and Girls Club, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Georgia Chamber of Commerce and Chattanooga Tourism Company, among others.

Hinds joins CHI Memorial Primary Care Associates

Dr. Stephanie Hinds has joined CHI Memorial Primary Care Associates – Atrium. Hinds earned her medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri, where she also completed her internal medicine residency. She’s board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Hinds is welcoming new patients. Call 423 648-8110 to schedule an appointment. Same day appointments and video visits are available.