St. Louis Fed Announces Changes To The Louisville Branch Board of Directors

3/15/2012

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

Barbara Ann Popp, president and former chief executive officer of Schuler Bauer Real Estate Services in New Albany, Ind., has been designated chairman of the board of directors of the Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.  Popp is also a member of the National and Indiana Association of Realtors and serves as treasurer of the Indiana University Alumni Association.

Malcolm Bryant, president of The Malcolm Bryant Corporation in Owensboro, Kentucky, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.  Bryant also serves on the board of governors of the Kentucky Bar Association and is a member of the board of directors of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

Gerald R. Martin, vice president and managing member of River Hill Capital, LLC in Louisville, Kentucky, has been reappointed to the board of directors of the Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.  Martin is the former chairman of the board of directors of the Louisville Water Company and is a member of the board of directors of Concord Custom Cleaners in Lexington, Ky.

Kevin Shurn, president and owner of Superior Maintenance Co. in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, has been reappointed to the board of directors of the Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.  Shurn also serves as a member of the board of overseers of the University of Louisville and a member of the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board.

Also serving on the board of directors of the Louisville Branch are: David P. Heintzman, chairman and chief executive officer, Stock Yard Bank & Trust Co., in Louisville; Jon A. Lawson, president, chief executive officer and chairman, Bank of Ohio County in Beaver Dam, Ky.; and Gary A. Ransdell, president, Western Kentucky University in Bowling, Ky.

The operations of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and its three branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn., are each supervised by a board of directors who are familiar with the economic and credit conditions of their respective regions.  Their observations – along with the economic data and information gathered and analyzed by St. Louis Fed staff – help ensure that conditions of Main Street America are represented in Federal Open Market Committee deliberations in Washington, D.C.  For a listing of all directors, see www.stlouisfed.org/about_us/board.cfm.

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