Year in Review
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 2015 continued to make significant contributions toward fulfilling its mission of serving the American public by informing and influencing the nation's monetary policy, fostering financial stability and delivering high-quality services to the U.S. government and financial institutions in the Eleventh District.
One milestone for the Dallas Fed was the naming of Robert S. Kaplan as the Bank's 13th president and CEO. Before assuming the role of Bank president, Kaplan was senior associate dean at Harvard Business School and Martin Marshall Professor of Management Practice. Prior to joining Harvard, Kaplan was vice chairman of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. He is the author of several books on management and leadership. He represents the Eleventh Federal Reserve District on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and oversees the 1,200 employees of the Dallas Fed.
Since taking office in September, Kaplan has spent time meeting with business, banking and community leaders throughout the district. He delivered his first public speech as president at the University of Houston, where he discussed topics ranging from the impact of low oil prices on the district to the prospects of a slowdown in economic growth in China.