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Dallas Fed Appoints Charles Amato to San Antonio Branch Board

For immediate release: December 9, 2015

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Charles E. Amato to its San Antonio Branch board of directors to fill an unexpired term ending Dec. 31, 2016.

As a board member, he will provide input on regional economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy functions.

Amato is chairman and co-founder of SWBC, a San Antonio-based international diversified financial services company.

He is a regent of the Texas State University System and chairman of the Texas State University System Foundation. Amato is an investor in the San Antonio Spurs and a board member for the Silver and Black Give Back, the nonprofit partner of Spurs Sports & Entertainment. He is also chairman of the Lone Star Capital Bank Advisory Board and vice chairman of the Texas Business Leadership Council. In addition, Amato serves on the board of the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Amato is a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a bachelor of business administration degree.  He received the 2015 Citation Award from Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame in 2013.

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

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Media contact:
James Hoard
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Phone: 214-922-5307