Esther George (EMBA ’00) Presents 2016 Rogge Lecture

georgeEsther George (EMBA ’00), President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, presented the 2016 Benjamin A. Rogge Memorial Lecture at Wabash College Monday, Sept. 26.

George, also a member of the Federal Open Market Committee which has authority over U.S. monetary policy, presented “An Insider’s View of the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Economy” as part of a program that honors the late Wabash College professor of economics, Benjamin Rogge.

Prior to her appointment as president on Oct. 1, 2011, George had been the Bank’s chief operating officer since August 2009. She joined the Kansas City Fed in 1982 and was selected to the official staff in 1995. She has held various leadership positions with the Bank, including research support functions, Public Affairs, and Human Resources.

In addition to her Executive MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, George earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Missouri Western State University. She is also a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the Stanford University Executive Program.

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