Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
James Bullard

James Bullard
President
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

James Bullard took office on April 1, 2008, as the 12th chief executive of the Eighth District, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He is currently serving a full term that began March 1, 2021. In 2022, he serves as a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee.

Prior to becoming president, Dr. Bullard was vice president and deputy director of research for monetary analysis at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He joined the Bank in 1990 as an economist in the Research Division.

Dr. Bullard's research has appeared in numerous professional journals, including the Journal of Monetary Economics; Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking; Journal of Economic Growth; and Journal of Economic Theory. He is currently an honorary professor of economics at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Bullard is also a co-editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and a peer reviewer for more than two dozen periodicals and institutions.

Dr. Bullard is a native of Forest Lake, Minnesota. He received a bachelor's degree in quantitative methods and information systems, and economics from St. Cloud State University in 1984 and a PhD in economics from Indiana University in 1990.

Bank Location

One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza
Broadway and Locust Streets
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 444-8444
Mailing information
Visitor Information

Head office at St. Louis, Missouri.

Branch Banks at Little Rock, Arkansas; Louisville, Kentucky; and Memphis, Tennessee.

Covers the state of Arkansas; 44 counties in southern Illinois; 24 counties in southern Indiana; 64 counties in western Kentucky; 39 counties in northern Mississippi; 71 counties in central and eastern Missouri; the city of St. Louis; and 21 counties in western Tennessee.

Website: https://www.stlouisfed.org/

St. Louis district map

Branches

Little Rock
Stephens Building, 111 Center Street, Suite 1000, Little Rock, AR 72201
P.O. Box 1261, Little Rock, AR 72203-1261
(501) 324-8300

Louisville
101 South Fifth Street, Suite 1920, Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 568-9200

Memphis
200 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103
P.O. Box 407, Memphis, TN 38101-0407
(901) 523-7171


List of Directors
Class A
Name Title Term expires
December 31
C. Mitchell Waycaster President and Chief Executive Officer
Renasant Bank
Tupelo, Mississippi
2022
Elizabeth G. McCoy Chief Executive Officer
Planters Bank, Inc.
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
2023
Misty Borrowman President and Chief Executive Officer
Bank of Hillsboro
Hillsboro, Illinois
2024
Class B
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Penelope Pennington Managing Partner
Edward Jones
St. Louis, Missouri
2022
R. Andrew Clyde President and Chief Executive Officer
Murphy USA Inc.
El Dorado, Arkansas
2023
Michael Ugwueke President and Chief Executive Officer
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis, Tennessee
2024
Class C
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Carolyn Chism Hardy
(Deputy Chair)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Chism Hardy Investments, LLC
Collierville, Tennessee
2022
James M. McKelvey, Jr.
(Chair)
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Invisibly, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri
2023
Lal Karsanbhai
 
Chief Executive Officer
Emerson Electric Co.
St. Louis, Missouri
2024

LITTLE ROCK BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Christopher B. Hegi Chief Executive Officer
First National Bank
El Dorado, Arkansas
2022
Darrin Williams Chief Executive Officer
Southern Bancorp, Inc.
Little Rock, Arkansas
2023
Vincent G. Logan Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Native American Agriculture Fund
Fayetteville, Arkansas
2023
Jeff Lynch President and Chief Executive Officer
Eagle Bank & Trust Co.
Little Rock, Arkansas
2024

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Millie A. Ward
(Chair)
President
Stone Ward
Little Rock, Arkansas
2022
Vickie D. Judy Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
America's Car-Mart, Inc.
Bentonville, Arkansas
2023
Jamie J. Henry Vice President Finance, Emerging Payments
Walmart Inc.
Bentonville, Arkansas
2024


 

LOUISVILLE BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Patrick J. Glotzbach Director
New Independent Bancshares, Inc.
Charlestown, Indiana
2022
Tara England Barney President and Chief Executive Officer
Southwest Indiana Chamber of Commerce
Evansville, Indiana
2023
Blake B. Willoughby President and Chairman
First Breckinridge Bancshares, Inc.
Irvington, Kentucky
2023
Dave W. Christopher, Sr. Founder and Executive Director
AMPED Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky
2024

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
David Tatman Director of Engineering
Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, LLC
Bowling Green, Kentucky
2022
Sadiqa N. Reynolds President and Chief Executive Officer
Louisville Urban League
Louisville, Kentucky
2023
Emerson M. Goodwin
(Chair)
Senior Vice President of Business Development
ARcare d/b/a KentuckyCare
Paducah, Kentucky
2024


 

MEMPHIS BRANCH

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
R. Davy Carter Regional President
Home BancShares, Inc.
Jonesboro, Arkansas
2022
Henry N. Reichle, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer
Staplcotn
Greenwood, Mississippi
2023
Jeff Agee Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
First Citizens National Bank
Dyersburg, Tennessee
2023
Tyrone Burroughs President and Chief Executive Officer
First Choice Sales and Marketing Group, Inc.
Memphis, Tennessee
2024

 

Appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Title Term expires
December 31
Katherine Buckman-Gibson
(Chair)
Chief Executive Officer
KBG Technologies, LLC
Memphis, Tennessee
2022
Beverly Crossen Owner
Farmhouse Tupelo
Tupelo, Mississippi
2023
Tracy D. Hall President
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Memphis, Tennessee
2024

 

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Last Update: May 06, 2022