Presidents: 1914 to Present

Read about the lives and opinions of the Richmond Fed's past presidents, or watch a panel discussion among the Bank's three living presidents.


Thomas I. Barkin (2017-current)
Jeffrey M. Lacker (2004–2017)
J. Alfred Broaddus Jr. (1993–2004)
Robert P. Black (1973–1992)
Aubrey N. Heflin (1968–1973)
Edward A. Wayne (1961–1968)
Hugh Leach (1936–1961)
George J. Seay (1914–1936)


Where does the Richmond Fed stand on pressing issues such as "too big to fail" and housing finance reform?