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Atlanta Fed Names Melton Senior Vice President

Atlanta Fed Names Melton Senior Vice President

Keith Melton has been named a senior vice president and chief strategy officer in the Retail Payments Office (RPO), with responsibility for industry outreach, strategy and enterprise support.
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Letting the Waters Clear

Letting the Waters Clear

Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart, in a July 14, 2016, speech to the Eighth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit in Victor, Idaho, gives his economic outlook.
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UPDATES & OTHER NEWS
Four-and-a-Half Current Questions for Policymakers
May 3, 2016
Four-and-a-Half Current Questions for Policymakers
Atlanta 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 Presidents
April 12, 2016
Atlanta Fed Names Dyer Vice President and Ferrell and Johnson Assistant Vice Presidents
Patrick 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.
A Kaleidoscopic Context for Monetary Policy
March 21, 2016
A Kaleidoscopic Context for Monetary Policy
Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart, in a March 21, 2016, speech to the Rotary Club of Savannah, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee's recent policy decision and his outlook for 2016.



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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.