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For immediate release: October 31, 2005

Bexley Elected to Dallas Fed Board

DALLAS—James B. Bexley has been elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors by its member banks. He will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2008.

Bexley is associate professor of finance at Sam Houston State University and chair of the Smith-Hutson Endowed Chair of Banking.

Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of Cardinal Bancorp and a subsidiary, First American National Bank of Pennsylvania. He also served on the board of the Society for Advancement of Management and on the Texas Governor’s Select Committee on Private Sector Initiatives.

He has written four books on banking and is the author of more than 100 articles about finance, banking, service quality and corporate governance. He currently is editor of the Journal of Commercial Banking and Finance.

At SHSU, he serves on the President’s Executive Leadership Council and is chairman of the Athletic Advisory Council. He also is a member of the College of Business Administration Advisory Board.

Bexley received a bachelor of business administration degree in finance from the University of Texas at El Paso, a master of business administration degree from the University of Houston and a doctorate of jurisprudence degree from Blackstone School of Law.

Each Federal Reserve Bank has a nine-member board of directors. Three members represent commercial banks, three represent the public and three are appointed by the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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