Adrienne C. Slack is vice president and regional executive at the New Orleans Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. She is responsible for the Branch's board of directors, leads its community outreach and development activities, oversees its economic and financial education programs, and provides regional input into the Atlanta Fed's monetary policy process.
Prior to assuming her current role in 2012, Slack was assistant vice president and branch operations officer in New Orleans. She joined the Federal Reserve System in 1990 as a research assistant and economic analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. In 1993, she transferred to the New Orleans Branch as a cash product analyst. Slack served in several leadership roles during her tenure with the District Cash Function Office and has managed a number of key Branch functions, including law enforcement and economic education. She was promoted to assistant vice president in 2009.
Slack has served on the Sixth District Cash Subcommittee and on several District and System work groups. She also completed a high-level System interchange assignment with the Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems Division at the Board of Governors in Washington, DC. While at the Board, she contributed to Reserve Bank oversight and System policy issues while developing and implementing day-to-day functional operations.
She is a member of the Mississippi Alumni Chapter of the Alpha Sigma Alpha philanthropic organization. In 2006, she was honored by New Orleans CityBusiness at its Women of the Year event.
Raised in Mississippi, Slack received a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration in economics from the University of Southern Mississippi. She also completed the Executive Development program at Dartmouth College in 2002.