Robert A. Hopkins
Robert Hopkins is senior vice president and regional executive of the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Branch activities include conducting regional economic research and gathering monetary policy input from business leaders across Arkansas, promoting financial stability for low- and moderate-income communities and individuals, and providing economic education.
Mr. Hopkins joined the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in 1985 following a brief stint with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He has held a variety of managerial positions at the Fed's offices in St. Louis and Memphis. He was appointed to his current position, regional executive of the Little Rock Branch, in 1995. In 2014 he assumed responsibility for the St. Louis Fed’s Consumer Compliance Supervision and Community Development functions.
Mr. Hopkins currently serves on the following boards: Heart of Arkansas United Way, EconomicsArkansas, Metro Little Rock Alliance, and the Institute for Economic Advancement Advisory Board at the University of Arkansas - Little Rock. He is a member of the Downtown Little Rock Rotary Club.
Mr. Hopkins received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., and is a graduate of the Barret School of Banking, Memphis, Tenn. He and his wife, Angie, live in Maumelle, Ark.