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Jan. 10, 2022

Richmond Fed Announces Director Appointments

State member banks of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond have elected the following directors:

Nazzic S. Keene, chief executive officer of SAIC in Reston, Virginia, was elected as a Class B  director.

James H. Sills III, president and chief executive officer of Mechanics and Farmers Bank in Durham, North Carolina, was re-elected as a Class A director.

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Board of Directors have made the following appointments:

Eugene A. Woods, president and chief executive officer of Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina, was reappointed by the Board of Governors to the Richmond board.

Tom Geddes, chief executive officer of Plank Industries in Baltimore, was reappointed by the Richmond Board of Directors to the Baltimore board.

Mary McDuffie, president and chief executive officer of Navy Federal Credit Union in Vienna, Virginia, was appointed by the Richmond Board of Directors to the Baltimore board.

Brian McLaughlin, president of Enterprise Community Development, Inc. in Baltimore, was appointed by the Board of Governors to the Baltimore board.

Bernie W. Mazyck, president and chief executive officer of South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development in Charleston, South Carolina, was reappointed by the Board of Governors to the Charlotte board.

Samuel L. Erwin, regional president – South Carolina for IBERIABANK / First Horizon Bank in Greenville, South Carolina, was appointed by the Richmond Board of Directors to the Charlotte board.

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System has appointed the chair and deputy chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond for 2022.

Eugene A. Woods, president and chief executive officer of Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina, was reappointed as chair.

Jodie McLean, chief executive officer of EDENS in Washington, D.C., was reappointed as deputy chair.

The Richmond Fed acknowledges and thanks the following directors who have completed their service:

Kenneth R. Banks, president and chief executive officer of Banks Contracting Company, Inc., of Greenbelt, Maryland.

Laura L. Gamble, regional president of PNC for Greater Maryland, in Baltimore.

Michael D. Garcia, pulp and paper division president of Domtar Corporation in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

Catherine A. Meloy, president and chief executive officer of Goodwill of Greater Washington and the Goodwill Excel Center in Washington, D.C.

Jerry L. Ocheltree, executive vice president and North Carolina regional president of the United Bank in Fairfax, Virginia.

Sepi Saidi, president and chief executive officer of SEPI Engineering and Construction in Raleigh, North Carolina.


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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