Butts Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's New Orleans Branch

Butts Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's New Orleans Branch

Lampkin Butts, president and chief operating officer, Sanderson Farms Inc., has been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's New Orleans Branch. Butts' term began June 11, 2015, and runs through Dec. 31, 2017.
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Atlanta Fed Names Pelick and Roberts Assistant Vice Presidents

Atlanta Fed Names Pelick and Roberts Assistant Vice Presidents

Dennis Lockhart, Atlanta Fed president and chief executive officer, has announced two new appointments to assistant vice president in the Atlanta Fed's Supervision and Regulation Department.
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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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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.