Summary of Attributes for Position of President

The Search Committee has developed the following general summary of desired attributes for the successful candidate:

  • Credible representative of the Bank within the Federal Reserve System and within the Ninth District
  • Respected contributor to the Federal Open Market Committee
  • Strategic thought leader who will courageously set and communicate a vision; make critical decisions, execute and follow through to completion
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with the Board of Directors by providing executive support for its oversight of the Bank as well as leveraging the Board of Directors to support outreach efforts
  • Experienced manager with collaborative interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills, all of which combine to energize, empower and retain the Bank’s deeply talented professional team
  • Superior communication skills and executive presence
  • Ability to convey confidence to varied constituencies across the System and within the Ninth District
  • Willingness to engage and cooperate with other regional Reserve Bank presidents and Board of Governors’ members in setting and executing Systemwide initiatives and enacting System policies.
  • Unquestionable integrity and character
  • Dedication to the Bank’s mission and a commitment to public service
  • Deep, personal commitment to diversity and inclusion with a passion for creating an environment that allows the best talent and ideas to thrive
  • Prominent stature in finance/economics/commerce