As a director, it is critical that you understand trends in the global economy and financial system that may impact your firm's short and long-term business model and performance. Esther George, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank, is a voting member of the powerful Federal Open Market Committee which determines US monetary policy. President George, whose career at the Federal Reserve began in Kansas City in 1982, brings vast experience overseeing supervision of financial institutions throughout the seven states in our Tenth District, including western Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. Audience Q&A will follow a short keynote.
Self-guided tours in the Money Museum will be available after the event.
PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION FOR THIS PROGRAM:
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive - Kansas City, MO 64198
Please plan to arrive early for this program to pass through security. All attendees must bring a valid photo ID. X-ray screening and metal detection are required for all visitors. Due to the security process, we will not be able to accept walk-in registrations at this event.
Parking Information The Bank's visitor lot is located just west of the Bank building and can be accessed by turning left on Wyandotte from Memorial Drive. The visitor lot will be on your left. To access the overflow parking area, continue on to Memorial Drive past Wyandotte, turning left into the parking lot.
Esther L. George is president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She is a member of the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets U.S. monetary policy.
She has more than 30 years of experience in the Federal Reserve, with her early career primarily focused on regulatory oversight of banks and financial holding companies in seven states. She was directly involved in the banking supervision and discount window lending activities during the banking crisis of the 1980s and post-9/11. During the most recent financial crisis, she served as the acting director of the Federal Reserve Board’s Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation in Washington, D.C.
She has served as President of the Bank since October 2011, and currently leads the Federal Reserve’s efforts to modernize the US payments system. She hosts the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s international Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
She is a native of Missouri.