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For immediate release: January 26, 2011

Nachtmann Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' El Paso Branch Board

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Robert Nachtmann of El Paso to the Bank’s El Paso Branch board of directors for a three-year term ending December 31, 2013.

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

Nachtmann is dean of the College of Business Administration, the Betty M. MacGuire Endowed Distinguished Professor of Business Administration and professor of finance at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Previously, he was associate dean of the Katz Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh.

Nachtmann serves on the governing board for the El Paso Chamber of Commerce, is immediate past-chair of the board of directors for United Way El Paso, and serves as a board member of the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau of El Paso.

He is also a member of the civic and downtown redevelopment committees of the Paso Del Norte Group and the Wells Fargo Bank community advisory board.

Nachtmann holds a bachelor’s degree from City College of New York, a master’s degree from Long Island University and a doctorate from Indiana University.

The El Paso 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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