Claire Tucker

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Claire W Tucker
CapStar Bank, Nashville, Tenn.
President and Chief Executive Officer

Claire W. Tucker is president and CEO of CapStar Bank, where she also serves as a director and as a member of the Asset/Liability Policy and Loan Committee. CapStar opened on July 14, 2008, with $88 million in capital, the highest level of start-up capital for a financial institution in Tennessee history. In 2011, the Federal Reserve Board of Atlanta appointed Tucker chairman of the Sixth Federal Reserve District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC); she is also the Sixth District’s representative to the national CDIAC, which meets twice yearly with the Federal Reserve Board. The Nashville Post selected Tucker as a Power Banker in both 2011 and 2012, and she was chosen as a Woman to Watch for 2013 by American Banker. Tucker earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 1975 and certification in 1982 as a certified management accountant. She is a graduate of Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University and also holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee/Tennessee State University.