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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Public Policy Luncheon: The Federal Reserve and the US Economy
Event Details
Date(s): March 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM  EST - 1:30 PM  EST
Location:
1601 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
Host: K&L Gates

Directions: Farragut North (Red) and Farragut West (Blue and Orange)

Cost: 
$25 - WHF Associate and Retired Members
$35 - WHF Public Sector Members
$40 - WHF Private Sector Members
$50 - Non Members

Speaker: Esther George, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
 
Program Description: Esther George will share her perspective on the outlook of the U.S. economy, the U.S. payments system, and her stance on monetary policy. 

Speaker Bio: 

As CEO of the Kansas City Fed, George leads a workforce of more than 1,600 employees located at the Bank’s Kansas City office and Branch offices in Denver, Oklahoma City and Omaha. The Kansas City Fed oversees seven states: western Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming and northern New Mexico. Throughout this region, the Kansas City Fed plays a role in national monetary policy, supervises financial institutions and provides payment and financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. Treasury.
 
George joined the Fed in 1982 and served much of her career in the Division of Supervision and Risk Management. She began by becoming a commissioned bank examiner and eventually served for ten years as the District’s chief regulator. In that capacity, she was responsible for oversight of the District's state-chartered member banks and nearly 1,000 bank and financial holding companies, as well as the Bank’s discount window and risk management functions. She was directly involved in the Tenth District’s banking supervision and discount window lending activities during the banking crisis of the 1980s and post-9/11.
 
She is a former chair of the Federal Reserve System's Community Banking Organizations Management Group. George has also served as the acting director of the Federal Reserve's Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C.
 
George is a native of Missouri. Beyond the Tenth Federal Reserve District, she hosts the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium. She has also participated in the Bank for International Settlement’s Financial Stability Institute programs in Lima, Abu Dhabi, Beijing and Malaysia.

 Please call the WHF office AT 703-683-4742 with any other questions.

Not a member? Call WHF at 703-683-4742 and we would be happy to assist in getting you signed up for membership.



RSVP: Online registration will close at 5:00 PM on Monday, January 9, 2017. Cancellations will not be accepted after this time and no-shows will be charged. Payments made after this date and onsite registrations will be charged an additional $10 fee. 

Media: Members of the media interested in attending this event should contact WHF Communication Chair Rockhelle Johnson at rjohnson@csbs.org by March 20.
 


 

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