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Jan. 23, 2013

Fifth Federal Reserve District Office Directors Appointed

Richmond, Va.

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond board of directors appointed the following directors for the Baltimore and Charlotte offices, effective Jan. 1, 2013:

Baltimore Board of Directors

Christopher J. Estes, president and chief executive officer, National Housing Conference, Washington, D.C., was appointed by the Richmond board of directors to a three-year term.

Anita G. Newcomb, president and managing director, A.G. Newcomb & Company, Columbia, Md., was reappointed by the Richmond board of directors to a three-year term.

Stephen R. Sleigh, fund director, IAM National Pension Fund, Washington, D.C., was reappointed by the Board of Governors to a three-year term.

Charlotte Board of Directors

Elizabeth A. Fleming, president, Converse College, Spartanburg, S.C., was appointed by the Board of Governors to fill a vacancy for one year.

Lucia Z. Griffith, chief executive officers and principal, METRO Landmarks, Charlotte, N.C., was reappointed by the Richmond board of directors to a three-year term.

John S. Kreighbaum, president and chief executive officer, Carolina Premier Bank and Premara Financial, Inc., Charlotte, N.C., was reappointed by the Richmond board of directors to a three-year term.

Paul E. Szurek, chief financial officer, Biltmore Farms, Asheville, N.C. was appointed by the Richmond board of directors to fill a vacancy for two years.

David J. Zimmerman, president, Southern Shows, Inc., Charlotte, N.C., was reappointed by the Board of Governors to serve in 2013.

The boards of directors of the Baltimore and Charlotte offices of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond each have seven members. A majority of each office’s directors are appointed by the board of directors of the Richmond Reserve Bank and the remainder by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.


As part of our nation’s central bank, the Richmond Fed is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks working together with the Board of Governors to support a healthy economy and deliver on our mission to foster economic stability and strength. We connect with community and business leaders across the Fifth Federal Reserve District—including the Carolinas, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and most of West Virginia—to monitor economic conditions, address issues facing our communities, and share this information with monetary and financial policymakers. We also work with banks to ensure they are operating safely and soundly, supply financial institutions with currency that’s fit for distribution, and provide a safe and efficient way to transfer funds through our nation’s payments system.

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