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. In 2020, he serves as an alternate voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee.

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. While at the Board, 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 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 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).

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.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
Kessel D. Stelling, Jr. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Synovus Financial Corporation
Columbus, Georgia
2020
Clare W. Tucker Chief Executive Officer
CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee
2021

Robert W. Dumas

Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
AuburnBank
Auburn, Alabama

2022
Class B
Name Title Term expires
December 31

Jonathan T. M. Reckford

Chief Executive Officer
Habitat for Humanity International
Atlanta, Georgia

2020
Michael Russell Chief Executive Officer
H.J. Russell and Company
Atlanta, Georgia
2021
Mary A. Laschinger Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Veritiv Corporation
Atlanta, Georgia
2022
Class C
Name Title Term expires
December 31

Myron A. Gray
(Chair)

Former President, U.S. Operations
United Parcel Service
Atlanta, Georgia

2020
Claire Lewis Arnold Chief Executive Officer
Leapfrog Services, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
2021
Elizabeth A. Smith
(Deputy Chair)
Former Executive Chair
Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
Tampa, Florida
2022

BIRMINGHAM BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31

Herschell L. Hamilton

Chief Strategic Officer
BLOC Global Group
Birmingham, Alabama

2020
David M. Benck Vice President and General Counsel
Hibbett Sports
Birmingham, Alabama
2021
David L. Nast President and Chief Executive Officer
Progress Bank
Huntsville, Alabama
2021
Brian C. Hamilton President and Chief Executive Officer
Trillion Communications Corp.
Bessemer, Alabama
2022

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Nancy C. Goedecke Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mayer Electric Supply Company, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama
2020
Christy Thomas Chief Financial Officer
Milo's Tea Company, Inc.
Bessemer, Alabama
2021

Merrill H. Stewart, Jr.
(Chair)

President
The Stewart/Perry Company, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama
2022


 

JACKSONVILLE BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
William O. West Chief Executive Officer
The Bank of Tampa
Tampa, Florida
2020
John Hirabayashi President and Chief Executive Oficer
Community First Credit Union of Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
2021

Dawn Lockhart

Director of Strategic Partnerships
Office of the Mayor, City of Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida

2021
Paul G. Boynton Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Rayonier Advanced Materials, Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida
2022

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Troy D. Taylor
(Chair)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC
Tampa, Florida
2020
Timothy P. Cost President
Jacksonville University
Jacksonville, Florida
2021

Nicole B. Thomas

Hospital President
Baptist Medical Center South
Jacksonville, Florida

2022


 

MIAMI BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
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
Abel L. Iglesias President and Chief Executive Officer
Professional Bank
Coral Gables, Florida
2021

Eduardo Arriola

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Apollo Bank
Miami, Florida

2022

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Keith T. Koenig
(Chair)
President and Chief Executive Officer
City Furniture
Tamarac, Florida
2020
Michael A. Wynn Board Chairman and President
Sunshine Act Hardware
Bonita Springs, Florida
2021

Ana M. Menendez

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Watsco, Inc.
Miami, Florida

2022


 

NASHVILLE BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
John W. Garratt Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dollar General
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
2020
Beth R. Chase Senior Managing Director
Ankura Consulting Group
Nashville, Tennessee
2021
Leif M. Murphy Chief Executive Officer
TeamHealth Holdings, Inc.
Knoxville, Tennessee
2021

Amber W. Krupacs

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Clayton Homes
Maryville, Tennessee

2022

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Vacancy
 
  2020
Thomas Zacharia
(Chair)
Laboratory Director/President and Chief Executive Officer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory/UT-Battelle, LLC.
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
2021

Matthew S. Bourlakas

President and Chief Executive Officer
Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee

2022


 

NEW ORLEANS BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Lampkin Butts President and Chief Operating Officer
Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Laurel, Mississippi
2020
Katherine A. Crosby Board Chair
Fidelity Bank
New Orleans, Louisiana
2021
David T. Darragh Former President and Chief Executive Officer
Reily Foods Company
New Orleans, Louisiana
2021

Toni D. Cooley

Chief Executive Officer
Systems Companies
Jackson, Mississippi

2022

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31

Michael E. Hicks
(Chair)

President and Chief Executive Officer
Hixardt Technologies, Inc.
Pensacola, Florida

2020
Art E. Favre President and Chief Executive Officer
Performance Contractors, Inc.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2021
G. Janelle Frost President and Chief Executive Officer
AMERISAFE, Inc.
DeRidder, Louisiana
2022

 

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Last Update: January 28, 2020