Mr. Tuck is a member of the Board of Directors of both the Memphis based law firm of Gerrish McCreary Smith, PC, Attorneys and Gerrish McCreary Smith, Consultants, LLC. These two firms have assisted numerous community banks in virtually every state across the nation. Mr. Tuck’s legal and consulting practice places special emphasis on community bank holding company formation and use, community bank mergers and acquisitions, regulatory matters, corporate reorganizations, corporate taxation, general corporate law and community bank strategic planning. Mr. Tuck comes from a community banking family. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he majored in Accounting and Finance, and received his law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where he was a Herff Scholar. Mr. Tuck is a graduate of the Paul W. Barret, Jr. School of Banking and currently serves as a faculty member at a number of banking schools across the country. He is a frequent presenter at national and state bank association conferences and has authored a number of articles of interest to financial institutions. Mr. Tuck is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and an active participant in the Memphis Bar Association.