Marc Gravitt Is The Best Choice For Register Of Deeds

Friday, April 20, 2018

I tell people that I’ve known Marc Gravitt, “since he was just pup”.  During my many years as CFO and executive vice president of what used to be Union Planters National Bank (now Regions Bank), I worked with Marc on many projects.  Most recently, serving for many years as the former CEO and president of the Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee here in Chattanooga, I worked with Marc again while he has served in Nashville. 

For four years Marc has served in the Tennessee House of Representatives on the Local Government Committee, and the Business and Utilities Committees.  These are the two committees I worked with closely on legislation that affected all areas of construction. 

Because of Marc's more than 20 years as a real estate broker, he understands the challenges facing today's real estate professionals.  I can say this, because I have seen it personally, Marc has a heart for public service and will continue to serve Hamilton County well as the Register of Deeds. 

Please vote for my friend and yours, Marc Gravitt. 

Roger Tuder
Hixson

 


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