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Atlanta Fed President to Keynote Power Breakfast

Published Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome  Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President, Raphael Bostic, to serve as the keynote speaker at the July 18 Power Breakfast.

Brought to you by the Austin Peay State University College of Business, President Bostic will discuss the national economy, the Federal Reserve's responsibilities and his observations of the varying economic realities facing people in the Sixth district.  Audience Q&A will follow. The event will be held in the Kimbrough Building Auditorium (corner of Marion and Henry) and a light breakfast will be provided.

President Bostic took office on June 5, 2017 as the 15th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The Sixth district includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, the southern halves of Louisiana and Mississippi and the eastern two-thirds of Tennessee.

He is responsible for all the Bank's activities, including monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services. In addition, he serves on the Federal Reserve's chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).

President Bostic was born in New York City and grew up in Delran, New Jersey. He graduated from Harvard University in 1987 with a combined major in economics and psychology. He earned his doctorate in economics from Stanford University in 1995.

Chamber members can register online at www.clarksvillechamber.com, the cost is $35 per member to attend. Non-members are welcome to attend, if space is available, for $45 per person. For more information, contact Jennifer Lawson at jennifer@clarksville.tn.us or 931-245-4342.

About the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta:

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is part of the central bank of the United States. The Federal Reserve System—the Fed, as it is often called—consists of twelve Reserve Banks located around the country and the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. The Atlanta Fed has branch offices in Birmingham, Jacksonville, Miami, Nashville, and New Orleans. You can learn more at https://www.frbatlanta.org.