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, in Atlanta. In 2018, he serves as a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee.

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.

From 1995 to 2001, Dr. Bostic worked at the Federal Reserve Board in the Division of Research and Statistics, where his work on the Community Reinvestment Act earned him a special achievement award. While at the Federal Reserve, he also worked at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), serving as special assistant to the assistant secretary of policy development and research in 1999. From 2009 to 2012, Dr. Bostic returned to HUD as assistant secretary for policy development and research.

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.

Dr. Bostic also served USC's Lusk Center for Real Estate as the interim associate director 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 as a board member of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Abode Communities and is vice president of the Association of Public Policy and Management. He has previously served on many boards and advisory committees, including the California Community Reinvestment Corporation, Abode Communities, NeighborWorks, the National Community Stabilization Trust, the Urban Land Institute, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, the National Economic Association, and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac).

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.frbatlanta.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
Gerard R. Host President and Chief Executive Officer
Trustmark Corporation
Jackson, Mississippi
2018
Robert W. Dumas President and Chief Executive Officer
AuburnBank
Auburn, Alabama
2019
O.B. Grayson Hall, Jr. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Regions Financial Corporation
Birmingham, Alabama
2020
Class B
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Elizabeth A. Smith Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
Tampa, Florida
2018
Mary A. Laschinger Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Veritiv Corporation
Atlanta, Georgia
2019
Jonathan T. M. Reckford Chief Executive Officer
Habitat for Humanity International
Atlanta, Georgia
2020
Class C
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Thomas A. Fanning Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Southern Company
Atlanta, Georgia
2018
Michael J. Jackson
(Chair)
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President
AutoNation, Inc.
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
2019
Myron A. Gray
(Deputy Chair)
Former President, U.S. Operations
United Parcel Service
Atlanta, Georgia
2020

BIRMINGHAM BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
David M. Benck Vice President and General Counsel
Hibbett Sports
Birmingham, Alabama
2018
Michael Case Former President and Chief Executive Officer
The Westervelt Company
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
2018
Brian C. Hamilton President and Chief Executive Officer
Trillion Communications Corp.
Bessemer, Alabama
2019
Herschell L. Hamilton Chief Strategic Officer
BLOC Global Group
Birmingham, Alabama
2020

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Pamela B. Hudson, MD Chief Executive Officer
Crestwood Medical Center
Huntsville, Alabama
2018
Merrill H. Stewart, Jr. President
The Stewart/Perry Company, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama
2019
Nancy C. Goedecke
(Chair)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mayer Electric Supply Company, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama
2020


 

JACKSONVILLE BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
John Hirabayashi President and Chief Executive Oficer
Community First Credit Union of Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
2018
Dawn Lockhart Director of Strategic Partnerships
Office of the Mayor
City of Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida
2018
Paul G. Boynton Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Rayonier Advanced Materials, Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida
2019
William O. West Chief Executive Officer
The Bank of Tampa
Tampa, Florida
2020

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Timothy P. Cost President
Jacksonville University
Jacksonville, Florida
2018
Nicole B. Thomas Hospital President
Baptist Medical Center South
Jacksonville, Florida
2019
Troy D. Taylor Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC
Tampa, Florida
2020


 

MIAMI BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Millar Wilson Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mercantil Commercebank
Coral Gables, Florida
2018
Eduardo Arriola Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Apollo Bank
Miami, Florida
2019
N. Maria Menendez Chief Financial Officer
GL Homes of Florida Holding
Sunrise, Florida
2020
Victoria E. Villalba President and Chief Executive Officer
Victoria & Associates Career Services, Inc.
Miami, Florida
2020

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Michael A. Wynn
(Chair)
Board Chairman and President
Sunshine Act Hardware
Bonita Springs, Florida
2018
Ana M. Menendez Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Watsco, Inc.
Miami, Florida
2019
Keith T. Koenig President
City Furniture
Tamarac, Florida
2020


 

NASHVILLE BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Kent M. Adams Former President and Chief Executive Officer
Caterpillar Financial Services Corp.
Nashville, Tennessee
2018
Beth R. Chase Senior Managing Director
Ankura Consulting Group
Nashville, Tennessee
2018
Clare W. Tucker President and Chief Executive Officer
CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee
2019
John W. Garratt Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dollar General
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
2020

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Richard D. Holder President and Chief Executive Officer
NN, Inc.
Johnson City, Tennessee
2018
Matthew S. Bourlakas President and Chief Executive Officer
Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee
2019
Benjamin G. Brock President and Chief Executive Officer
Astec Industries, Inc.
Chattanooga, Tennessee
2020


 

NEW ORLEANS BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Phillip R. May President and Chief Executive Officer
Entergy Louisiana, LLC and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C.
Jefferson, Louisiana
2018
Suzanne T. Mestayer Managing Principal
ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC
New Orleans, Louisiana
2018
Elizabeth A. Ardoin Senior Executive Vice President -- Director of Communications
IBERIABANK
Lafayette, Louisiana
2019
Lampkin Butts President and Chief Operating Officer
Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Laurel, Mississippi
2020

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Art E. Favre President and Chief Executive
Performance Contractors, Inc.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2018
G. Janelle Frost
(Chair)
President and Chief Executive Officer
AMERISAFE, Inc.
DeRidder, Louisiana
2019
Michael E. Hicks President and Chief Executive Officer
Hixardt Technologies, Inc.
Pensacola, Florida
2020

 

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