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May 19, 2017

Richmond Fed Announces Officer Appointment

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announces the following appointment, effective May 15:

Chris Murphy has been promoted to assistant vice president with responsibility for the government affairs program. He joined the Richmond Fed in 2005 as a financial planning analyst and later worked in the Bank’s Outreach area. He has directed the government affairs program since 2014.

Previously, Murphy worked in the financial services field for Citizens and Farmers Bank and General Electric. He is a graduate of 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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