ST. LOUIS — The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has promoted Katrina L. Stierholz to officer in the Research Division. Stierholz joined the St. Louis Fed in 2002 as library manager in Research. She has a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Augustana College, a master of liberal arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and a master of science degree in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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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