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About Us

Mailing Address:
AMEC Department of Retirement Services
P.O. Box 1857
Memphis, TN 38101-1857

Our Team

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Dr. Jerome V. Harris
Executive Director/Plan Administrator

Prior to his election to the office of General Officer of the church in July 2000, Dr. Harris served as a pastor for 30 years, which also included serving as Presiding Elder on two separate occasions in the Ninth Episcopal District. His last pastorate was Historic Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal in Selma, Alabama where he served for seven (7) years.

In December 2000, Dr. Harris retired as a Senior Vice President, Group Manager and Regional Economic Development Officer with the Regions Financial Corporation where he served for thirty (30) years. He is an alumnus of Alabama State University and the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Banking. Dr. Harris is the seventh (7th) elected Executive Director of the AMEC Department of Annuity Investments & Insurance.

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Ms. Gloria J. Peterson
Executive Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

Gloria joined the team in January, 2008, after relocating to Memphis, Tennessee in December of the previous year. A native of Montgomery, Alabama; Gloria has worked in several positions related to finance. She has served as an executive secretary in a major banking environment for several years, and was most recently employed as an accountant assistant after receiving her undergraduate degree in Business Administration. In her present position, she serves as Executive Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director. In this capacity, she is responsible for executive scheduling and correspondence, compiling of required reports, and the day to day oversight of department operations.

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Mr. Irven Wright
Staff Accountant/Administrative Assistant

Mr. Wright has been a member of the staff since January 2003 and serves as Internal Accountant for the department. He is responsible for all billing, accounts receivable and payable, tax filings and bank reconciliation. In addition, he assists in the verification and manual posting of all annuity and insurance payments.

 

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Contact Us Today

Address:
AMEC Department of Retirement Services
P.O. Box 1857
Memphis, TN 38101-1857

Phone:
+(800) 992-6327 [office]
+(800) 992-5285 [fax]

E-mail:
amec_des@bellsouth.net