Tennessee Consumer Finance Association
President- Joe Perdue
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.
Vice President- Mike Hooper
Mike Hooper has over 30 years of experience in the Consumer Finance Industry when he started his career as a Finance Representative for The Associates Financial Services in Scottsboro Alabama. After managing 4 offices in Alabama, Georgia and a short time in the Audit department Mike was promoted to Supervisor over the South Tennessee Region in 1994. In 2001 Mike became Vice President/Regional Manager with Regency Finance in Middle Tennessee where he is based in Lebanon.
Treasurer/Secretary- Joe Cherry
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.