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March 1, 2012

Richmond Fed Announces Officer Appointments

Richmond, Va.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announces the following officer appointments in its Supervision, Regulation and Credit department, effective March 1:

Lisa White was promoted to the position of group vice president, a new designation at the Richmond Fed, with responsibility for the Large Complex Banking Organization Supervision Program. White joined the Richmond Fed in 1995, working as a bank examiner. She was named an assistant vice president in 2005 and promoted to vice president in 2010. She graduated from Albion College and earned an MBA from Wake Forest University.

John Beebe was promoted to vice president. He is the Richmond Fed's central point of contact for Bank of America. Beebe joined the Bank as a banking examiner in 1996 and was promoted to assistant vice president in 2010. He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo and received a master's degree in banking and financial management from Boston University.

Rich Westerkamp was promoted to vice president, with responsibility for the Large Banking Organization Supervision Program. He joined the Richmond Fed as a banking examiner in 1991 and was promoted to assistant vice president in 2006. Westerkamp received his undergraduate degree and an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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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