The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announces the following officer promotions effective Jan. 1, 2010:
Roland Costa was named senior vice president and chief technology officer over the Currency Technology Office. Costa is a native of New York and joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in 1984, working in computer programming. He transferred to the Currency Technology Office in 1997. Costa attended Fordham University, Orange County Community College and Pace University, all in New York.
Mary Johnson was named vice president with responsibility for the operations and staff development division of the Supervision, Regulation and Credit department. Johnson is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and joined the Richmond Fed in 2004 after working eight years for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, with a bachelor's degree in business and French, and earned an MBA from Cleveland State University in Cleveland.
Andrew McAllister was named vice president with responsibility for the development and implementation of engineering services, among other functions, in the Currency Technology Office. McAllister is a native of Huntington, N.Y. He joined the Currency Technology Office at the Richmond Fed in 1992. McAllister graduated from Virginia Military Institute, in Lexington, Va., with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and received a master's degree in systems engineering from Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, Va. Prior to joining the Fed, McAllister was a U.S. Marine Corps officer.
Gregory Johnson has been named vice president with responsibility for Federal Reserve Information Technology Audit activities. Johnson is a native of Chesterfield, Va. He joined the Richmond Fed in 1993 as an operating systems programmer and transferred to the Audit department in 1995. Johnson earned a bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Richmond.
The Richmond Fed serves the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which includes the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and most of West Virginia. As part of the nation's central bank, we're one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that work together with the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors to strengthen the economy and our communities. We manage the nation's money supply to keep inflation low and help the economy grow. We also supervise and regulate financial institutions to help safeguard our nation's financial system and protect the integrity and efficiency of our payments system.
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