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Community Development Advisory Council

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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:

  • Rodney Crim
    President and Interim CEO, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
    St. Louis

  • Kevin Dunlap

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

  • Mervin Jebaraj

    Mervin Jebaraj
    Director, Center for Business and Economic Research, Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas
    Fayetteville, Ark.

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

  • Steve Lockwood

    Steve Lockwood
    Executive Director, Frayser Community Development Corp.
    Memphis, Tenn.

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

  • Bridgett McDermott Flood

    Bridget McDermott Flood
    Executive Director, Incarnate Word Foundation
    St. Louis

  • Sara McGibany

    Sara McGibany
    Executive Director, Alton Main Street
    Alton, Ill.

  • Hillis Schild
    Senior Vice President and Community Development Senior Representative, Arvest Bank
    Little Rock, Ark.

  • Amy Shir

    Amy Shir
    President and CEO, LHOME
    Louisville, Ky.

  • Clifton Williams

    Clifton Williams
    Community Development Officer, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company
    Belzoni, Miss.