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Community Development Advisory Council

Executives from organizations throughout the Federal Reserve's Eighth District serve on the Bank’s Community Development Advisory Council.

The executives represent nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, universities, government and foundations.

The council was created to keep the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President and Community Development staff informed about relevant issues in the District and to suggest ways the Bank might support local development efforts.

Council members are:

  • Ivye Allen
    President
    Foundation for the Mid South
    Jackson, Miss.

  • Arlisa Armstrong
    Area Director
    Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    Jackson, Tenn.

  • Jay Bassett
    Division Chief
    Governor's Dislocated Worker Task Force,
    Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
    Little Rock, Ark.

  • Bryce Butler
    Managing Director
    Access Ventures
    Louisville, Ky.

  • Rodney Crim
    President
    St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
    St. Louis

  • Kevin Dunlap
    Executive Director
    REBOUND Inc.
    Louisville, Ky.

  • Timothy Lampkin
    CEO
    Higher Purpose Co.
    Clarksdale, Miss.

  • Marta Loyd
    Executive Director
    Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
    Morrilton, Ark.

  • Amanda Payne
    Assistant Vice President, CRA; Fair Lending Officer
    Independence Bank
    Owensboro, Ky.

  • Hillis Schild
    Community Affairs Manager
    Regions Bank
    Little Rock, Ark.

  • Brittany Sims
    Program Director
    Louisville Asset Building Coalition
    Louisville, Ky.

  • Rob Wasserman
    Senior Vice President
    U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corp.
    St. Louis