LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has announced the following changes to its Little Rock Branch board of directors, effective Jan. 1:
Robert Martinez, owner of Rancho La Esperanza in De Queen, Ark., has been reappointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Charles Morgan Jr., president and CEO of Relyance Bank N.A. in Pine Bluff, Ark., has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Chairman of the Little Rock Branch board of directors for 2016 will be Ray C. Dillon, president and CEO of Deltic Timber Corp. in El Dorado, Ark. Also serving on the board are: Michael A. Cook, senior vice president and assistant treasurer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in Bentonville, Ark.; Keith Glover, president and CEO of Producers Rice Mill Inc. in Stuttgart, Ark.; Karama Neal, COO of Southern Bancorp Community Partners in Little Rock; and Mark White, president and CEO of Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield in Little Rock.
Members of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the advisory boards of its three branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn., 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 https://www.stlouisfed.org/about-us/our-leadership/board-of-directors.