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One Policymaker's Approach to Evaluating Economic Progress

Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart discusses his approach to evaluating economic progress in light of monetary policy in an April 2 speech at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

Annual Report Asks: Where Are the Jobs?

The Atlanta Fed's annual report, now available online, tells a vivid story of the 2013 labor market. Readers can interact with a variety of dynamic elements—including short, informative videos and interactive charts—to learn all about the labor market.

Atlanta Fed Makes Promotions to Vice President, Assistant Vice President Positions

The Atlanta Fed has promoted Paul Graham, David McDermitt, and Christina Wilson to vice president and Paige Dennard, Karl Lamb, Karen Leone de Nie, and Richard Squires to assistant vice president.

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Thomas A. Fanning

Thomas A. Fanning

Thomas A. Fanning, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of the Southern Company, has served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's board of directors since 2012. On January 1, 2014, he began a one-year term as deputy chair of the board.

During a career spanning more than three decades, Fanning has held 15 different positions in eight different business units, including various officer positions with a variety of Southern Company subsidiaries.

Fanning earned bachelor's and master's degrees in industrial management and was awarded an honorary doctor of philosophy degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Make a difference with a job at the nation's central bank

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On the map: See the boundaries of Federal Reserve Districts and link to the Web sites of the Board of Governors and the 12 Reserve Banks

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Got questions? FedFAQ has answers about the Federal Reserve, banking, consumer issues, economic indicators, and much more.

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Atlanta Monetary Museum

Field trip! See fascinating money artifacts and multimedia exhibits on the Fed's history and responsibilities; play an interactive banking game; and see the bank's automated five-story vault and cash-processing area.

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