(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Representative Timothy Hill (R-Blountville) this week honored Mountain City’s John Muse with a resolution during Monday’s session in the House chamber.

 

House Joint Resolution 57 recognizes Muse for his tireless dedication and integrity to the local banking and insurance communities in Northeast Tennessee, and for his lasting contributions as a board member, and as President & CEO of Farmers State Bank in Mountain City.

 

Muse has also exceled as a State Farm Insurance agent for 25 years. A graduate of East Tennessee State, he is currently serving a one-year term as chairman of the Tennessee Bankers Association — an organization that since 1890, has helped its members provide a full range of financial products and services, while also maintaining safety and soundness.

 

“We are fortunate to have effective local leaders like John Muse, who are incredibly dedicated to meeting the needs of our citizens,” said Chairman Hill. “I know we are all proud of John, and we are grateful to him for his many contributions within our insurance and banking industries. This resolution is a small way we can thank him for all he has done for Johnson County and Tennessee.”

 

Muse and his wife Kay have been married for 40 years; the couple is active within their local church, and they enjoy spending time with their children and five grandchildren.

 

Timothy Hill is Chairman of the House Commerce Committee. He is also a member of the House Calendar & Rules Committee, as well as the Business, Utilities, Banking & Investments, and Life & Health Insurance Subcommittees. Hill represents Tennessee House District 3, which includes Johnson, and part of Carter and Sullivan Counties.Hill can be reached by email at: Rep.Timothy.Hill@capitol.tn.govor by calling (615) 741-2050.