Magnolia Trust Company announces Rebecca McNabb, JD, has joined firm

Magnolia Trust Company announces Rebecca McNabb, JD, has joined firm

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Magnolia Trust Company is pleased to announce Rebecca McNabb, JD, has joined the firm as an advisor to support the areas of complex estate planning and trust administration issues. McNabb, a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee (UT) College of Law who is pursuing her Master of Laws degree in Taxation from the University of Alabama, brings fresh perspectives and steadfast dedication to finding personalized solutions for Magnolia clients.

“Rebecca is a knowledgeable, committed, and principled addition to our Chattanooga team,” said Eric Ratliff, Magnolia’s president and CEO. “Her values seamlessly align with our mission of providing diligent, attentive, and thoughtful services to our clients and their families.”

McNabb, a Chattanooga native, previously served as a law clerk at Elder Law of East Tennessee and Legal Aid of East Tennessee, where she drafted estate planning documents and deeds, assisted with consumer protection issues and records requests, as well as conducted case research. Her internships include Hamilton County Chancery Court, the offices of Senator Bob Corker and Senator Lamar Alexander, as well as an established trust company in the region. While obtaining her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree at UT, McNabb served as a student attorney in Wills Clinic, a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site coordinator for the College of Law, UT’s Pro Bono club fundraising chair, and the treasurer of the Animal Law Society. She was awarded The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® in both Wills & Trusts and Contract Drafting by The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI), a nonprofit organization that conducts applied research and development in the area of computer-mediated legal education and creates tools that increase access to justice.

“It is a deeply rewarding opportunity to join the Magnolia team and combine my legal background and trust administration interest for the benefit of our valued clients,” said McNabb. “I remain impressed by Magnolia’s dedication to ensuring family goals are achieved and legacies are fulfilled. I look forward to working alongside the Magnolia team to offer superior trust administration services.”

About Magnolia Trust Company
Magnolia Trust Company provides superior individualized and independent trust administration services for high-net-worth individuals and families, including privately held business owners, foundations, family offices, and charitable organizations. The company works alongside the client’s team of advisors to develop and execute tax and dynastic trust planning strategies and goals, while integrating business and personal cash flow needs. The client remains at the center, surrounded by personally selected advisors who help bring the client’s aspirations to life and preserve the client’s legacy for future generations. Learn more at

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