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Dec. 28, 2020

Richmond Fed Announces Officer Appointments

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announced the following officer appointments in its Information Technology department:

Will Robinson has been appointed as vice president of information security.

Robinson joined the Richmond Fed in 2016 as an information security director and was promoted the following year to information security officer, a position he will continue to hold. He previously served as data privacy officer.

Before joining the Fed, Robinson held information technology risk management positions with General Electric. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and French from Hampden-Sydney College and an MBA from the University of Richmond.

His appointment is effective January 1.

Madhavi Chinta has been named an assistant vice president of Information Technology Services, with responsibility to lead the department’s architecture team and related architecture strategy and partnerships in support of Richmond Fed business lines and Federal Reserve System programs, including payments and currency processing systems.

Chinta joined the Richmond Fed in 2010 as a lead architect in Treasury Services and moved to Information Technology Services in 2013. Prior to joining the Fed, Chinta served in IT architecture roles for Owens & Minor and LexisNexis. She earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Sri Venkateswara University in India.

The appointment was effective November 16.


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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