First Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Patrick K. Barron
Patrick K. Barron is first vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and serves as its chief operating officer, overseeing all operating and support functions for the Sixth District. Mr. Barron is the retail payments product director for the Federal Reserve System nationwide, where he is responsible for the coordination of check and automated clearinghouse products and services throughout the System. He is a member of the Payments System Development Committee.
Mr. Barron was born on August 10, 1945, in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned a bachelorís degree in management from the University of Miami. He also completed the Harvard Business Schoolís Program for Management Development and attended the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University.
Mr. Barron began his career with the Atlanta Fed in 1967 and transferred to Miami in 1971, where he held positions of increasing responsibility until he returned to Atlanta in 1988 as senior vice president and head of corporate services. In 1991, he further expanded his System experience with an appointment as first vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He served in that role until 1996, when he was named to his current position.
Mr. Barron serves on the University of Miami President's circle and alumni board. He has served as chairman of the Georgia Council on Economic Education, an associate vice chairman for the United Way of Atlanta, and a member of Leadership Atlanta. While in Miami, he served as vice chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Barron is married to Martha Morgan, and they have three children and four grandchildren.
Atlanta -- Sixth District
- Head office at Atlanta, Georgia.
Branch Banks at Birmingham, Alabama; Jacksonville and Miami, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and New Orleans, Louisiana.
Covers the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia; 74 counties in the eastern two-thirds of Tennessee; 38 parishes of southern Louisiana; and 43 counties of southern Mississippi.