St. Louis Fed Promotes Reckert, Griffin, Johnson, Andert Keen and Owens; Wen Named Officer in Research Division

8/2/2005

ST. LOUIS — The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis announced the following promotions and one addition:

  • Kathy R. Reckert has been promoted to assistant vice president in Treasury Relations and System Support. She joined the Reserve Bank in 1986 as a secretary in Human Resources. Reckert has a bachelor of arts degree in management from Webster University.
  • David J. Griffin has been promoted to an operations officer in Treasury Relations and System Support. He joined the St. Louis Fed in 1995 as a management analyst. He has a bachelor of science degree in finance from Millikin University and a master's degree in business administration from St. Louis University.
  • Debra E. Johnson was promoted to an officer in Human Resources. She joined the St. Louis Fed in 1998 as a human resources operations analyst. She has a bachelor of arts degree in business and political science from Drury University.
  • Carrie Andert Keen was promoted to an officer in Human Resources. She joined the Reserve Bank in 1997 as a management analyst. Keen has a bachelor's degree in business administration from St. Louis University.
  • Glen M. Owens was promoted to operations officer in Treasury Relations and System Support. Owens joined the Reserve Bank in 2000 as an assistant manager. He has a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
  • Yi Wen joined the Research Division as an officer. Previously, he was an assistant professor of economics at Cornell University. Wen has a master's degree in philosophy of science from the University of Notre Dame and a doctorate in economics from the University of Iowa.

With branches in Little Rock, Louisville and Memphis, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis serves the Eighth Federal Reserve District, which includes all of Arkansas, eastern Missouri, southern Indiana, southern Illinois, western Kentucky, western Tennessee and northern Mississippi . The St. Louis Fed is one of 12 regional Reserve banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., comprise the Federal Reserve System. As the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve System formulates U.S. monetary policy, regulates state-chartered member banks and bank holding companies, and provides payment services to financial institutions and the U.S. government.

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