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Atlanta Fed Recognizes Employees with President's AwardThe Atlanta Fed honored the recipients of its President's Award for Excellence in a ceremony today. Dennis Lockhart, president and chief executive officer of the Atlanta Fed, presented the awards to the six employees who have distinguished themselves by their outstanding performance.
Crisis, Recession, and Recovery: 2007-16Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart, in a January 9 speech at the Rotary Club of Atlanta, looks at the economic story of the past decade.
Atlanta Fed Names Dirr Vice President and Fix and Prime Assistant Vice PresidentsAngela Dirr has been named vice president and associate general counsel in the legal department, Travis Fix has been appointed assistant vice president for enterprise risk management, and Charles Prime has been appointed assistant vice president of facilities management.
Fanning and Jackson Reappointed Chair and Deputy Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Board of Directors
Bioteau and Boynton Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Jacksonville Branch Board of Directors
Atlanta Fed Appoints Rogers to Federal Advisory Council
Michael J. Jackson
Michael J. Jackson, chairman and chief executive officer of AutoNation Inc., has served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's board of directors since 2014 and served on the board of directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Miami Branch and chaired the branch's board in 2013.
Jackson joined AutoNation as chief executive officer in 1999 and assumed the role of chairman in 2002. Before joining AutoNation, Jackson served as president and chief executive officer of Mercedes-Benz USA, where he helped create the vision and direction that led to the luxury vehicle brand's rejuvenation in the United States. Previously he served as the managing partner of Euro Motorcars of Bethesda, Md., an operator of 11 new vehicle franchises.
Jackson received his bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's College (now University) in Philadelphia.