Tennessee Municipal Bond Fund

  • Dale Kelley
    TMBF Chair, Huntingdon Mayor
  • Kay Senter
    TMBF Vice Chair, Morristown Councilmember
  • Ken Moore
    Mayor of Franklin
  • Sam Tharpe
    Paris Commissioner
  • Curtis Hayes
    Mayor of Livingston
  • Katie Lamb
    Mayor of Collegedale
  • Everett Brock
    McMinnville Vice Mayor
  • Wade Morrell
    TMBF President / CEO
  • Linda Mooningham
    Director, Marketing Legal Coordinator
  • Charles W. Bone
    Bond and Tax Counsel
  • Tommy Green
    Marketing Representative
  • Kevin Krushenski
    Marketing Representative
  • Steve Queener
    Marketing Representative
  • Marty Spears
    Marketing Representative

A Message from Wade Morrell, President and CEO


The Tennessee Municipal Bond Fund ("TMBF") creates and administers various types of loan programs for the benefit of cities and counties. As an entity of the Tennessee Municipal League, TMBF works closely with city officials to structure cost-effective and flexible borrowing options. Any governmental purpose project qualifies for financing through the TMBF programs. The loan size and/or repayment term typically determines which program a borrower utilizes. Types of projects include but are not limited to schools, roads, utilities, public buildings, jails, equipment, and any other project considered to be of benefit to the public. Project funds are available for any size government.

Contact Information: TMBF 226 Anne Dallas Dudley Blvd., Suite 502 Nashville, Tenn 37219 Phone: 615-255-1561 Fax: 615-255-7428


Created in 1985, TMBF, began making loans in 1986. Since its inception, programs administered by TMBF have resulted in total borrowings by local governments in Tennessee of nearly $5 billion. Many borrowers have multiple loans through one or more programs. Loan sizes range from $4,500 to $68 million. More than 280 local governments have utilized the services of TMBF resulting in tremendous cost savings for these borrowers. The interest rate on the popular variable rate pooled loan program has averaged under 1.20% since 1986.


TMBF is governed by a Board of Directors and staff that is ready to serve you.