Taylor and West Appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Jacksonville Branch Board of Directors

For immediate release: January 10, 2018

Troy D. Taylor, chairman and chief executive officer of Coca-Cola Beverages Florida LLC, and William O. West, president and chief executive officer of The Bank of Tampa, have been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Jacksonville Branch. Their terms begin January 1, 2018, and run through December 31, 2020.

Taylor has served in his current position since 2015. Taylor is also the chairman of Spinel Investment Company LLC. He previously held senior-level positions at BBVA Compass and at Accenture. He began his career at J.P. Morgan in 1993 and rose to the position of vice president of global investment banking.

Taylor is a member of the boards of directors of the American Beverage Association, Coca-Cola Bottlers' Association, Tampa Bay Partnership, and Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.

In 1992, Taylor received a bachelor of business administration degree in finance and business law from Marshall University.

West has served in his current position since 2008. He served as executive vice president of The Bank of Tampa from 1993 to 2008. He previously held senior-level positions at Barnett Bank of Tampa, Wachovia, and Exchange National Bank of Tampa.

West is a member of the boards of directors of The Tampa Bay Banking Company, The Bank of Tampa, TCM Bank, ICBA Bancard Services, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Foundation, St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation, and the University of South Florida's MUMA College of Business School Advisory Board.

West earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of South Florida.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta branch directors provide economic information from the branch territory to the district bank's president and head office directors, who use the information in discussing monetary policy options and making discount rate recommendations. West was appointed to the board of directors of the Jacksonville Branch by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's board of directors. Taylor was appointed to the board of directors of the Jacksonville Branch by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC. The Board of Governors appoints three of the directors of the Jacksonville Branch, and the Atlanta head office directors appoint four.

Contact: Jean Tate 404-498-8035