For immediate release: Dec. 7, 2009
F. Michael Reilly, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Randall-Reilly Publishing Co. LLC, has been reappointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Birmingham Branch. Drew Langloh, president of United Way of Central Alabama, and Jack Hawkins Jr., Ph.D., chancellor of Troy University, have been appointed to the board of directors of the Birmingham Branch. Their terms begin Jan. 1, 2010, and run through Dec. 31, 2012.
Reilly joined Randall-Reilly Publishing Co. in 1976 and served in various positions of increasing responsibility until 1984, when he became president and chief operations officer. He served in that capacity until 2002, when he became president and chief executive officer.
Reilly is a member of the board of directors of the President's Cabinet of the University of Alabama, a member of the University of Alabama's Commerce & Business Administration Board of Visitors, and a director for the Boys & Girls Club of West Alabama. He is a former director of American Business Media and a past chairman of United Way of West Alabama. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama in 1976.
Langloh has served in his current position since 2008. Prior to that he was president and chief executive officer of United Way of Delaware from 2004 to 2008. Langloh was senior vice president of resource development and marketing for United Way of Central Maryland from 1999 to 2004 and senior vice president of resource development for United Way of Central Alabama from 1991 to 1999. He began his career as associate campaign director of United Way of Greater Greensboro, N.C. Langloh is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham, Leadership Alabama, and the Birmingham Business Leadership Group. He received the Non-profit of the Year Award from the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2008. Langloh earned a bachelor's degree in social work from the University of North Carolina and an MBA from Samford University
Hawkins has served as chancellor of Troy University since 1989. His extensive career includes service as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, various positions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and presidency of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind from 1979 to 1989. Hawkins is a member of the Board of Visitors for Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, chairman of the Alabama Governor's Committee on Employment of the Disabled, and a member of the board of directors of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. He was named Alabama Citizen of the Year in 2007 by the Alabama Broadcasters Association. Hawkins earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Montevallo and a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta branch directors provide economic information from the branch territory to the district bank's president and head office directors, who use the information in formulating monetary policy and making discount rate recommendations. Reilly was reappointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Birmingham Branch by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. Langloh and Hawkins were appointed by the Atlanta Fed's board of directors. The Board of Governors appoints three of the Birmingham Branch directors, and the Atlanta head office directors appoint four.