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Michael J. Kraus

Michael J. Kraus
Senior Vice President, Information Technology Division; and Chief Information Officer

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Mike Kraus joined the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in 2019. He currently serves as senior vice president and chief information officer and leads the Bank’s Information Technology Division, overseeing the organization’s central technology function and software engineering services for the Treasury Operations Division and other business areas.

Prior to joining the St. Louis Fed, Mr. Kraus was a staff vice president with Centene Corp., a Fortune 100 managed health care provider. He also helped lead Grady Health System’s enterprise IT transformation. Mr. Kraus began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led and implemented numerous digital initiatives and a large-scale IT initiative focusing on increasing value delivery. His prior experience spans commercial off-the-shelf products, custom-developed enterprise-scale applications, fourth generation platforms and digital capabilities such as robotic process automation.

Mr. Kraus received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, studying psychology and computer information sciences. He serves on the board of directors and as audit committee co-chair of Youth In Need, a nonprofit agency dedicated to building positive futures for the community’s most vulnerable children, teens and families.