Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman to Give Opening Day Keynote


Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman will give opening day remarks at the seventh annual Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference to be held Oct. 1-2 at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. 

Bowman took office as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on November 26, 2018, to fill an unexpired term ending January 31, 2020. Prior to her appointment, she served as the state bank commissioner of Kansas from January 2017 to November 2018. She also served as vice president of Farmers & Drovers Bank in Kansas from 2010 to 2017.

Other keynote guest speakers previously announced for the 2019 conference include FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker.

The conference, hosted by the Federal Reserve System, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), brings together community bankers, academics, policymakers and bank supervisors from across the country to discuss the latest academic research on community banking, as well as important policy issues facing the sector.