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Four-and-a-Half Current Questions for PolicymakersAtlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart, in a May 3, 2016, speech to the World Affairs Council in Jacksonville, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) recent policy decision and questions he will be considering as the June FOMC meeting approaches.
Atlanta Fed Names Dyer Vice President and Ferrell and Johnson Assistant Vice PresidentsPatrick Dyer has been named a vice president in the operations and administrative services (OAS) division, Bevery Ferrell has been named assistant vice president and branch manager for the Miami Branch, and Christopher Johnson, an assistant vice president in the Retail Payments Office (RPO), is transitioning to the Atlanta Fed from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
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Atlanta Fed Names Redwing Assistant Vice President
Atlanta Fed Names Devine Senior Vice President and Baum, Jones and Wilcox Vice Presidents and Chever Assistant Vice President
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.