Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond since 2011
Rusty Lindner is chairman and chief executive officer of The Forge Co., a private holding company based in Washington, D.C., whose principal operating units are Colonial Parking Inc. and Washington Boat Lines. Lindner also is CEO of PortfolioFirst Parking Solutions, a parking asset management firm that oversees parking facilities in North America and Europe.
Lindner has been an active leader in civic, educational and philanthropic activities. He has served on the boards of the Federal City Council, the Greater Washington Board of Trade FedPAC, the Landon School, the Washington International School, the University of Georgia Arch Foundation, Christ Church Georgetown and the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. He also has served on the boards of various for-profit enterprises, including Friedman Billings & Ramsey, the Canal Barge Co. and the SunTrust Metro D.C. Advisory Board.
Lindner earned a bachelor of arts with honors from Johns Hopkins University. He then earned a law degree at George Washington University and a master’s degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.