Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Announces Changes to Louisville Branch Board

1/19/2007

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis announced the following changes to its Louisville Branch board of directors.

  • John L. Huber, president and CEO of Louisville Water Co., has been named chair of the Louisville Branch board of directors. He joined the board in June 2005. Huber is also a member of the board of directors of the Louisville Science Center and serves on the board and executive committee of Greater Louisville Inc.
  • Gordon B. Guess, chairman, president and CEO of The Peoples Bank in Marion, Ky., has been reappointed to a three-year term on the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' Louisville Branch board of directors. Guess is also a member of the board of directors of the West Kentucky Industrial Foundation and a member of the governmental affairs committee of the Kentucky Bankers Association.
  • Barbara A. Popp, CEO of Schuler Bauer Real Estate Services Inc. of New Albany, Ind., has been appointed to a three-year term on the Louisville Branch board. She is also a director of One Southern Indiana and a member of the Indiana Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.
  • Gary A. Ransdell, president of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky., has been appointed to fill the unexpired portion of a three-year term that ends Dec. 31, 2007. Ransdell is also a director of the College Heights Foundation, a director of the Intermodal Transportation Authority in Warren County, Ky., and a member of the distance learning advisory committee of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

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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