C. Runcie Clements, IV joined Cumberland Trust and Investment Company in 2002 and serves as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel. Mr. Clements heads up a legal team, made up of attorneys, compliance officers, and specialists. He advises the company on trust and estate administration, special assets administration, fiduciary compliance and corporate governance matters.
Prior to joining Cumberland Trust, Runcie was the Charitable Giving Counsel for the American Cancer Society where he advised nationwide staff on legal and tax issues in the areas of planned giving, outright gifts, and other charitable giving arrangements. He has also worked in a private legal practice in the areas of estate planning, taxation, real estate, and general business. Runcie is a licensed attorney and CPA.
Runcie is a graduate of Baylor University with a B.B.A. in Accounting. He received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University. Additionally, he is on the Board of Directors of the Center for Living and Learning and on the Advisory Board for Men of Valor.