Atlanta Fed Names Jansen Vice President

Atlanta Fed Names Jansen Vice President

Kevin Jansen has been named vice president of Retail Payments Office technology services, announced Dennis Lockhart, president and chief executive officer of the Atlanta Fed. Jansen will oversee the automated clearinghouse platform modernization program and will be based in Minneapolis, Minn.
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Consumer Outlook: A Linchpin of Growth

Consumer Outlook: A Linchpin of Growth

Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart, in a May 6, 2015, speech to the Baton Rouge Rotary Club in Louisiana, discusses the economic outlook and the role that consumer spending plays.
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Atlanta Fed Named a Top 10 Regional Company for Diversity

Atlanta Fed Named a Top 10 Regional Company for Diversity

For the second year, the Atlanta Fed is honored to be named among the Top Ten Regional Companies for Diversity, ranking 5th on the 2015 list. DiversityInc is one of the nation's leading sources on diversity management.
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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.