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Community Conversations are our visits with business and community leaders to learn about a region’s well-being and to exchange economic updates and ideas.


Bank Leaders Visit Northeastern North Carolina

May 2, 2022

A recent visit to Greenville, Edenton and Elizabeth City, North Carolina gave the Richmond Fed’s Community Conversations team a broader understanding of the infrastructure, technology and economic needs of the region.


Community Conversations Visits Petersburg

March 10, 2022

During a recent Community Conversations visit to Petersburg, Virginia, Richmond Fed President and other Bank leaders noted the concerted effort the city is making to create a bright future.

Meet the Team

This team routinely collaborates to plan and host Community Conversations in towns and cities throughout the Fifth District.

Regional Executives

headshot of Andy Bauer

R. Andrew Bauer

Maryland, Greater D.C. Area and West Virginia
headshot of Renee Haltom

Renee Haltom

Management Committee member Matt Martin

Matthew Martin

North and South Carolina

Community Development Managers

Community Development Regional Manager Erika Bell

Erika W. Bell

North Carolina and South Carolina
Community Development Regional Manager Peter Dolkart

Peter M. Dolkart

Maryland and West Virginia


Anne Burnett
Alex Marré
Sean O'Hara
Laura Ullrich