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  • 1970 - BBA from the University of Memphis with a major in accounting and a minor in English.

  • 1971 - Admitted as a Certified Public Accountant in Tennessee.

  • 1972 - Commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the USAF.

  • 1973 - JD Degree from University of Memphis.

  • 1974 - Admitted to practice law in Tennessee.

  • 1973 - Joined Union Planters National Bank as a Financial Analyst.

  • 1975 - Started in house legal department for Union Planters National Bank.

  • 1977 - Joined Memphis Bank & Trust as Staff Counsel.

  • 1981 - Became Senior Counsel for Memphis Bank & Trust.

  • 1985 - Became Senior Counsel and vice president of First American National Bank.

  • 1988 - Became a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager as designated by the American Banker's Association.

  • 1989 - Selected as Chairman of the American Banker's Compliance Executive Committee.

  • 1990 - Formed the Law Firm of Jewel & Rich.

  • 1996 - Formed the Jewel Law Firm.
  • 1998- Retired with the rank of Colonel from the Tennessee Air National Guard

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