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March 7, 2011

Richmond Fed Announces Officer Appointment

Richmond, Va.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announces the following officer appointment:

Joan Garton will be promoted to the position of vice president in the Bank's Supervision, Regulation and Credit department, effective March 15, 2011.

Garton joined the Richmond Fed in 1987 as an assistant bank examiner in the consumer affairs area. Over the course of her career, Garton advanced within the department as an examiner and supervisory examiner, becoming an assistant vice president in 2004. 

Garton is a native of Baltimore. She earned a B.B.A. degree in finance from James Madison University and is a graduate of the South Carolina Bankers School.

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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