The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has announced the following changes to its Little Rock Branch board of directors, effective Jan. 1:
Vickie D. Judy, chief financial officer and vice president at America’s Car-Mart Inc. in Rogers, has been elected board chair for 2023 by the Branch board of directors. She has served on the board since 2018.
Christopher B. Hegi, president and CEO of First Financial Bank in El Dorado, has been reappointed by the St. Louis Fed board of directors to a three-year term.
Allison J. H. Thompson, CEO of the Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County in Pine Bluff, has been appointed by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors to a three-year term.
Also serving on the board are:
Jamie J. Henry, vice president of finance, Emerging Payments at Walmart Inc. in Bentonville; Jeff Lynch, president and CEO of Eagle Bank & Trust Co. in Little Rock; Denise Thomas, CEO of World Trade Center Arkansas, University of Arkansas, in Fayetteville; and Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc. in Little Rock.
Members of the St. Louis Fed’s board of directors and those of its branch boards in Little Rock, Arkansas; Louisville, Kentucky and Memphis, Tennessee, 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.
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