Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Raphael W. Bostic

Raphael W. Bostic
President
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Raphael W. Bostic took office on June 5, 2017, as the 15th president and chief executive officer of the Sixth District, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

From 1995 to 2001, Dr. Bostic worked at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in the Division of Research and Statistics, where his work on the Community Reinvestment Act earned him a special achievement award.

In 2001, Dr. Bostic became a professor at the University of Southern California's School of Policy, Planning, and Development. From 2012 to 2017, he served as the Judith and John Bedrosian Chair in Governance and the Public Enterprise at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. From 2009 to 2012, Dr. Bostic was the assistant secretary for policy development and research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Dr. Bostic also served as the interim associate director at the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate from 2007 to 2009 and as the interim director from 2015 to 2016. From 2016 to 2017, he served as the chair of the center's Department of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process.

Dr. Bostic serves on many boards and advisory committees, including the Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Georgia's Partnership for Inclusive Innovation, and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Dr. Bostic was born in 1966 and grew up in Delran, New Jersey. He graduated from Harvard University in 1987 with a combined major in economics and psychology, and earned a doctorate in economics from Stanford University in 1995.

Bank Location

1000 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 498-8500
Visitor Information
Tours

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.

Website: https://www.atlantafed.org

Atlanta district map

Branches

Birmingham
524 Liberty Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 968-6700

Jacksonville
800 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204
P.O. Box 929, Jacksonville, FL 32231-0044
(904) 632-1000

Miami
9100 Northwest 36th Street, Miami, FL 33178
P.O. Box 520847, Miami, FL 33152-0847
(305) 591-2065

Nashville
301 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville, Tennessee 37203-4407
P.O. Box 4407, Nashville, TN 37203-4407
(615) 251-7100

New Orleans
525 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 593-3200


List of Directors
Class A
Name Title Term expires
December 31
William Y. Carroll, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer
SmartBank
Knoxville, Tennessee
2024
Cynthia N. Day President and Chief Executive Officer
Citizens Trust Bank
Atlanta, Georgia
2025
Rajinder P. Singh Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
BankUnited, Inc.
Miami Lakes, Florida
2026
Class B
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Michael Russell Chief Executive Officer
H.J. Russell and Company
Atlanta, Georgia
2024
Nicole B. Thomas Hospital President
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida
2025
Michael E. Longo Chief Executive Officer
Hibbett, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama
2026
Class C
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Claire Lewis Arnold
(Chair)
Chief Executive Officer
Leapfrog Services, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
2024
James O. Etheredge Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer
Accenture North America
Atlanta, Georgia
2025
Gregory A. Haile
(Deputy Chair)
Former President
Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2026

BIRMINGHAM BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Michelle Lewis Chief Financial Officer
AAA Cooper Transportation
Dothan, Alabama
2024
David L. Nast President, Alabama/Florida Panhandle
United Community Bank
Huntsville, Alabama
2024
Melanie Bridgeforth President and Chief Executive Officer
Women’s Foundation of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
2025
Samuel N. Addy Senior Research Economist
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
2026

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Christy Thomas Chief Financial Officer
BLOX
Bessemer, Alabama
2024
Randall P. Breaux
(Chair)
Group President
Genuine Parts Company of North America
Birmingham, Alabama
2025
Hafiz Chandiwala Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Coca Cola Bottling Company United, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama
2026


 

JACKSONVILLE BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Monesia T. Brown Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations
Walmart, Inc.
Tallahassee, Florida
2024
Brian E. Wolfburg President and Chief Executive Officer
VyStar Credit Union
Jacksonville, Florida
2024
R. Andrew Watts Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer
Brown & Brown, Inc.
Daytona Beach, Florida
2025
Dana Kilbourne Chief Executive Officer, Cypress Capital Group,
and President and Chief Executive Officer, Cypress Bank and Trust
Melbourne, Florida
2026

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Timothy P. Cost
(Chair)
President
Jacksonville University
Jacksonville, Florida
2024
Lisa Palmer President and Chief Executive Officer
Regency Centers Corporation
Jacksonville, Florida
2025
Edward A. Moratin President
Lift Orlando
Orlando, Florida
2026


 

MIAMI BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Ginger Martin President and Chief Executive Officer
American National Bank
Oakland Park, Florida
2024
Jose Cueto President and Chief Operating Officer
Grove Bank and Trust
Miami, Florida
2025
Ignacio Garcia-Menocal Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Grove Bay Hospitality Group
Miami, Florida
2026
Daniel Lavender Chief Executive Officer
Moorings Park Institute, Inc.
Naples, Florida
2026

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Kathleen Cannon
(Chair)
President and Chief Executive Officer
United Way of Broward County
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2024
Rita Case President and Chief Executive Officer
Rick Case Automotive Group
Sunrise, Florida
2025
Diane Bessette Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Lennar Corporation
Miami, Florida
2026


 

NASHVILLE BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Kelly M. Dilts Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dollar General
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
2024
Leif M. Murphy Chief Executive Officer
TeamHealth Holdings, Inc.
Knoxville, Tennessee
2024
Michael Honious President and Chief Executive Officer
GEODIS in Americas
Brentwood, Tennessee
2025
Marshall E. Crawford, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer
The Housing Fund, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee
2026

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Thomas Zacharia
(Chair)
Former Laboratory Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, UT-Battelle, LLC.
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
2024
Amanda Hite President
STR
Hendersonville, Tennessee
2025
William Bradley Southern Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
Nashville, Tennessee
2026


 

NEW ORLEANS BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Katherine A. Crosby Board Chair
Fidelity Bank
New Orleans, Louisiana
2024
David T. Darragh Operating Partner
LongueVue Capital
Metairie, Louisiana
2024
William J. Bynum Chief Executive Officer
Hope Credit Union, Hope Enterprise Corp., and Hope Policy Institute
Jackson, Mississippi
2025
William G. Yates, III President and Chief Executive Officer
W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company
Biloxi, Mississippi
2026

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
John C. Driscoll
(Chair)
Director and Chief Executive Officer
Alabama State Port Authority
Mobile, Alabama
2024
Melissa B. Rogers President and Founder
Noble Plastics
Grand Coteau, Louisiana
2025
Ajith Kumaran Co-Chief Executive Officer
Raising Cane’s
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2026
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