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Feb. 2, 2024

Richmond Fed Announces Officer Appointments

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announces the following appointments:

Christin Patel has been appointed as senior vice president with responsibility for the National Procurement Office, which manages procurement activities for the Federal Reserve System. The appointment was effective February 1.

Patel joined the Richmond Fed in 2008 as a strategic management consultant and worked at the Board of Governors as a supervisory financial analyst. In 2012, she was named special assistant to the chief operating officer and was promoted in 2016 to assistant vice president and corporate secretary. Patel joined the National Procurement Office in 2019.

Patel earned a bachelor’s degree in international business from Notre Dame College of Ohio and a master’s degree in international commerce and policy from George Mason University.

John L. Gregory IV has been named an assistant vice president in the Supervision, Regulation and Credit department, effective January 16. He will serve as the central point of contact and lead the team supervising Truist Financial Corp.

Gregory joined the Richmond Fed in 2011 as a community and regional banking examiner and has served in senior and advanced examiner roles. Since 2019, he has been a senior manager and deputy for financial resiliency in SRC, managing risk specialists on the team supervising Bank of America Corp.

Gregory previously was a loan review specialist at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. He earned a bachelor’s degree in politics from Wake Forest University.

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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