Chair, Deputy Chair of Atlanta Fed’s Board of Directors Designated

ATLANTA, GA (STL.News) The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announces the designation of Elizabeth A. Smith as the 2021 chair of its board of directors, and Claire Lewis Arnold as the 2021 deputy chair.  Both are Class C directors, appointed to the board by the Board of Governors in Washington, DC.

Smith is former executive chair of Bloomin’ Brands Inc. in Tampa, Florida, and previously served as chairman and CEO for the restaurant brand that includes Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar.  Prior joining to Bloomin’ Brands, she was president of Avon Products and previously worked in several roles at Kraft Foods.  She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Arnold is CEO of Leapfrog Services Inc. in Atlanta, a managed service provider she cofounded in 1998.  Prior to starting Leapfrog, she acquired and was CEO of NCC, a local distributor of consumer goods to convenience stores and mass merchandisers, and she built it into one of Georgia’s five largest privately held companies.  She also previously spent nearly 10 years with Coca-Cola USA.  She is a graduate of Mary Baldwin College in Virginia.

Continue reading Chair, Deputy Chair of Atlanta Fed’s Board of Directors Designated at STL News.

Source link

Author: Admin
STL.News is owned by STL.News, LLC, but hosted and maintained by WebTech Group (WTG). STL.News, LLC and WebTech are affiliated companies, both located in St. Louis, Missouri. We publish news from across the country, state-by-state. Our primary objective is to provide unbiased, timely news stories that we obtain direct from the source. We do not add our “opinion” to the news stories. Our intent is to maximize the online visibility of the news content with our highly optimized “search engine friendly” website with news that is, in many cases, is lost in the massive amounts of web content and/or distributed by poorly managed or out dated technology, hiding what might be relevant and important news to many consumers.