Statement from St. Louis Fed on Possible Appointment of Christopher Waller to Board of Governors:

July 02, 2019

For attribution to Karen Branding, senior vice president, Public Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis:

Chris Waller, executive vice president and research director at the St. Louis Fed, is a highly respected scholar, central banking and monetary policy expert, and professor. He is a member of the Bank's Management Committee. He joined the St. Louis Fed in 2009, following a distinguished career in academia. He is widely published on topics of monetary policy and the macroeconomy.

He was approached by the White House last month regarding a possible governor appointment to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and met with the president July 2. We wish him well in this process.

His CV can be found at

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