Atlanta Fed Names Alexander Vice President

For immediate release: May 1, 2017

Christopher Alexander has been named a vice president for central administration in the Retail Payments Office (RPO), with responsibility for business support, business testing, and central administration, announced Marie Gooding, interim president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Alexander most recently served as an assistant vice president in the RPO, responsible for workforce planning, business support, business testing, and central float functions. He began his Atlanta Fed career in 1984 as an auditor in the Birmingham Branch. During his career, he has held several leadership positions in the areas of auditing, cash, checks, and automated clearinghouse (ACH). He also served as assistant vice president for the RPO's customer support operations before assuming his current position.

Alexander has served on numerous Sixth District, Federal Reserve System, and industry groups dealing with payments, risk, process improvements, and human resources. He has also served as an instructor on various ACH risk topics at payments conferences and institutes.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which encompasses Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and sections of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. As part of the nation's central banking system, the Atlanta Fed participates in setting national monetary policy, supervises numerous commercial banks, and provides a variety of financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. government.

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