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Charlie Baum's Biography


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425 5th Avenue North
Suite 620 Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN 37243

2930 Cherry Blossom Lane
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Full Name:

Charlie Baum




Wife: Kelly; 3 Children: Elizabeth, Anna Jane, Charles

Home City:

Murfreesboro, TN


Christian: Methodist

PhD, Philosophy and Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995-1999

BA, Economics, Wake Forest University, 1991-1995

Representative, Tennessee State House of Representatives, District 37, 2019-present

Candidate, Tennessee State Senate, District 37, 2020

County Comissioner, Rutherford County Commission, 2010-2018

Candidate, Tennessee State House of Representatives, District 37, 2018

Former Member, Subcommittee on Curriculum, Testing & Innovation, Tennessee State House of Representatives

Professor of Economics, Middle Tennessee State University, 1999-present

Department Chair, Department of Economics and Finance at Middle Tennessee State University, 2008-2014

Member, Oaklands Historic Mansion Board Member, 2016-present

Member, American Academy of Economics and Financial Experts, 2015-present

Member, Linebaugh Library Foundation Board, 2015-present

Member, National Association of Forensic Economists, 2013-present

Member, First United Methodist Church, present

Board Member, Community Foundation of Rutherford County

Former Member, Mursfreeboro Domestic Violence Center Board

Board Member, Rutherford County Budget, Finance and Investment Committee

Member, Murfreesboro City Schools Foundation Board, 2013-2019

Chair, Rutherford County Audit Committee, 2010-2018

Former Member, American Heart Association of Rutherford County Board, 2012-2017

Former Member, United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Board, 2013-2017