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Channel: News & Politics

Newsmaker Luncheon - Dennis Lockhart, CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

by APC, September 7, 2007 - 2:57pm

Show notes

Dennis Lockhart is the newly appointed CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Preceding the Stanford graduate's oath of office into the "Fed," Lockhart served on the faculty of Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service in the masters program, as well as Johns Hopkins' Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. In his role as CEO, Lockhart is responsible for all the bank's activities, including monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services. He also chairs the bank's Management Committee. In addition, he serves on the Federal Reserve's chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).

At this Newsmaker Luncheon, which took place Sept. 6 at the Commerce Club, Lockhart presented an economic outlook for Atlanta and took questions from the audience.

Length: 38:53 minutes
File size: 26.7 MB

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Tags: Atlanta, Dennis Lockhart, economic outlook, economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta