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For immediate release: January 11, 2011

Robles Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ San Antonio Branch Board

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Josue (Joe) Robles, Jr. of San Antonio to the Bank’s San Antonio Branch board of directors for a three-year term ending December 31, 2013.

In his role as a board member, Robles will provide input on regional economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy functions.

Robles is president and CEO of USAA, an integrated financial services association providing insurance, banking, investment and retirement products and services to 7.9 million members of the U.S. military and their families.

Previously, Robles served in a variety of command and staff positions in the U.S. Army, including active-duty posts in Korea, Vietnam, Germany and Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in the Middle East. Most recently, he served as a director of the Army budget and as commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division. During his military career, Robles was recognized numerous times for service and honor.

In 1994, Robles retired from the Army as a major general and joined USAA, soon becoming chief financial officer. In 2007, he was appointed president and CEO.

Robles serves on the boards of DTE Energy, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital and the P16Plus Council of Greater Bexar County Foundation.

In 2009, Christian Science Monitor named him “No. 1 Veteran in Business” and American Banker named him the “Innovator of the Year.”

Robles holds a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Kent State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana State University.

The San Antonio Branch board consists of seven members, four appointed by the Dallas Fed board and three by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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