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For immediate release: June 16, 2008

Hinton Named Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Kathryn Hinton has been named assistant vice president in the supervision and regulation division at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, announced Dennis Lockhart, president and chief executive officer of the Atlanta Fed. In this capacity, Hinton is responsible for the Atlanta Fed's Bank Secrecy Act team and the enforcement and wealth management teams.

Before joining the Bank, Hinton worked as a commercial lender. She joined the Atlanta Fed in 1992 as an international bank examiner and served as a field team leader for the international examinations area, which examines foreign banking organizations that conduct business in the Sixth Federal Reserve District. In 2004, she became director of operations risk responsible for the Bank Secrecy Act/anti–money laundering team.

Beyond her primary responsibilities, Hinton serves as an instructor at Federal Reserve System board examination schools and has conducted seminars on anti–money laundering and foreign bank organizations. Hinton holds a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Idaho and an MBA from California State University, Fullerton.

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.