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Robert Mcknight Jr. and Renard Johnson to Lead Dallas Fed's El Paso Branch Board

For immediate release: February 13, 2013

DALLAS—The board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ El Paso Branch has elected Robert E. McKnight Jr. as chair and Renard Johnson as chair pro tem for 2014.

McKnight, a fifth-generation rancher, is a partner in McKnight Ranch Co., operating in Jeff Davis, Brewster, Reeves, Crane, Presidio and Ector counties. He joined the El Paso Branch board in 2009.

Johnson is founder of Management and Engineering Technologies International Inc., a professional services company that provides systems engineering and information technology support. He joined the El Paso Branch board in 2012.

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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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Phone: 214-922-5307