St. Louis Fed President Alberto Musalem to Provide Welcome Remarks

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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President and CEO Alberto Musalem will provide welcome remarks for the 2024 Community Banking Research Conference, which will be held Oct. 2-3, at the St. Louis Fed.

Musalem began serving as St. Louis Fed president and CEO on April 2. In this role, he participates on the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee.

He also oversees the activities of the Eighth Federal Reserve District at its St. Louis headquarters and branches in Little Rock, Ark.; Louisville, Ky.; and Memphis, Tenn. These activities include economic research, fiscal agent responsibilities for the U.S. Treasury, supervision of District financial institutions, community development, and regional payments, transparency, technology and support functions.

As the St. Louis Fed president, Musalem makes public outreach a priority, talking regularly with people and communities across the Eighth District about the economy. Engaging with Main Street provides him with important insights as he represents the District at the monetary policy table.

Musalem is an economist and executive with nearly three decades of prior public and private sector experience in economic policy, finance and markets. He earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

The Community Banking Research Conference is sponsored by the Federal Reserve, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.