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 2021, he serves as a 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.

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
Claire W. Tucker Founding President and Chief Executive Officer Emerita
CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee
2021

Robert W. Dumas

Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
AuburnBank
Auburn, Alabama
2022
Kessel D. Stelling, Jr. Executive Chair
Synovus Financial Corporation
Columbus, Georgia
2023
Class B
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Michael Russell Chief Executive Officer
H.J. Russell and Company
Atlanta, Georgia
2021
Mary A. Laschinger Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Veritiv Corporation
Atlanta, Georgia
2022
Gregory A. Haile President
Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2023
Class C
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Claire Lewis Arnold
(Deputy Chair)
Chief Executive Officer
Leapfrog Services, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
2021
Elizabeth A. Smith
(Chair)
Former Executive Chair
Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
Tampa, Florida
2022
Myron A. Gray Retired President, U.S. Operations
United Parcel Service, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
2023

BIRMINGHAM BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
David L. Nast President and Chief Executive Officer
Progress Bank
Huntsville, Alabama
2021
David M. Benck Vice President and General Counsel
Hibbett Sports
Birmingham, Alabama
2021
Brian C. Hamilton President and Chief Executive Officer
Trillion Communications Corp.
Bessemer, Alabama
2022

Larry D. Thornton, Sr.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Thornton Enterprises
Birmingham, Alabama
2023

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
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
Maye Head-Frei Chairman
Ram Tool and Supply Company
Birmingham, Alabama
2023


 

JACKSONVILLE BRANCH

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

Dawn Lockhart

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

2021
John Hirabayashi President and Chief Executive Oficer
Community First Credit Union of Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
2021
Paul G. Boynton President and Chief Executive Officer
Rayonier Advanced Materials, Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida
2022
William O. West Chief Executive Officer
The Bank of Tampa
Tampa, Florida
2023

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Timothy P. Cost
(Chair)
President
Jacksonville University
Jacksonville, Florida
2021

Nicole B. Thomas

Hospital President
Baptist Medical Center South
Jacksonville, Florida

2022
Edward A. Moratin President
LIFT Orlando
Orlando, Florida
2023


 

MIAMI BRANCH

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

Eduardo Arriola

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Apollo Bank
Miami, Florida

2022
N. Maria Menendez Chief Financial Officer
GL Homes of Florida Holding
Sunrise, Florida
2023
Daniel Lavender Chief Executive Officer
Moorings Park Institute, Inc.
Naples, Florida
2023

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Michael A. Wynn
(Chair)
Board Chairman and President
Sunshine Ace Hardware
Bonita Springs, Florida
2021

Ana M. Menendez

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

2022
Keith T. Koenig Chief Executive Officer
City Furniture
Tamarac, Florida
2023


 

NASHVILLE BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Beth R. Chase Former 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
John W. Garratt Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dollar General
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
2023

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
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
Amanda Mathis
 
Chief Financial Officer
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee
2023


 

NEW ORLEANS BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
David T. Darragh Operating Partner
LongueVue Capital
New Orleans, Louisiana
2021
Katherine A. Crosby Board Chair
Fidelity Bank
New Orleans, Louisiana
2021

Toni D. Cooley

Chief Executive Officer
Systems Companies
Jackson, Mississippi

2022

William G. Yates, III

President and Chief Executive Officer
W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company
Biloxi, Mississippi

2023

 

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

Michael E. Hicks, Jr.
(Chair)

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

2023

 

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Last Update: July 15, 2021