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October 26, 2012

Richmond Fed Announces Officer Appointment

Richmond, Va.

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

Alexander L. Wolman has been appointed to the position of vice president for monetary and macroeconomic research in the Bank’s Research department. The appointment was effective October 16.

Wolman, who had been a senior economist and research advisor, will provide advice to the Richmond Fed’s senior management and directors on the regional, national and international economies, as well as on monetary policy, bank and financial regulation, and financial markets.

Wolman was hired by the Richmond Fed as an economist in 1996. Previously, he had worked as a research assistant at the Bank and as a research analyst for the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Wolman received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Carleton College. He earned master’s and doctoral degrees in economics from the University of Virginia.


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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