Tennessee Consumer Finance Association
Joe Perdue has over 35 years working in the Consumer Finance Industry. He began his career in the Consumer Finance Industry in 1982 as an outside field collector for Barclays American Financial. After Barclays was purchased by Commercial Credit (currently One Main Financial), Joe worked his way up through various positions at One Man before eventually leaving the company in 2007 to join Mariner Finance as Senior Vice President of Branch Operations.
Joe Cherry has been in the business since 1977 beginning as a Manager Trainee in Springfield TN. He managed Blazer Financial Services for 12 years in Bristol, TN and Stone Mountain, Ga. He then became a Supervisor with Blazer and supervised for 9 years in North Carolina and Tennessee and was promoted to Operations Vice President in 2000. Joe has served in that capacity with Washington Mutual Finance, CitiFinancial, and currently with 1st Franklin Financial Corporation.
Tony Clagg began his consumer finance career in 1980 as a finance rep with the Associates in Chattanooga Tn.
He managed offices in Louisiana and Tennessee over 5 years and was promoted to supervisor where he served in a variety of AVP to SVP positions with the Associates / CitifinancialAuto / Lendmark across the Southeast and Midwest.
He currently supervises the Central Tennessee Division for Lendmark Finance based in Murfreesboro Tn.
Stacy started in the finance industry in 1996 as a customer service representative with First Family Financial Services. She was promoted to assistant manager in 1998. Stacy worked as an assistant manager for Personal Finance from 2000 to 2005. She is currently the managing member of an independent finance company, Bolivar Credit, LLC.