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David S. Luttrell
Senior Economic Analyst and Special Assistant to the President
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

David Luttrell is a senior economic analyst and special assistant to the president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Before acting as the liaison on behalf of the Bank president, Luttrell served as the coordinator of economic and financial analysis and assistant to the director of research. Joining the Bank in 2009 as a member of the research department’s macroeconomic group, he contributed research and analysis on U.S. economic, banking and financial market developments for the Bank president and board of directors.

Luttrell serves on the advisory council of Seed Effect, a microfinance organization providing access to microloans and education in South Sudan, and is a board member of HOI, a community development partnership organization operating in Honduras and Nicaragua. He is a trustee of The Light Foundation and director and founder of Ambassadors Club of Dallas; both are grant-making charitable organizations supporting domestic and global Christian outreach initiatives.

Luttrell holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and finance from Southern Methodist University.

David S. Luttrell
Senior Economic Analyst and Special Assistant to the President
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas


  • Southern Methodist University
    BBA in finance with specialization in alternative asset management
    BS in economics with financial applications


  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Research Department
    Senior Economic Analyst and Special Assistant to the President, May 2013–present
    Senior Economic Analyst and Coordinator of Economic and Financial Analysis, 2011–2013
    Research Analyst, 2010–2011
    Research Assistant, 2009–2010

Dallas Fed Publications

Other Experience and Professional Development

  • EnCap Investments, Upstream Investment Portfolio
    Summer Analyst, 2008
  • LCM Group, Portfolio Management and Trading
    Portfolio Analyst, 2006–2007
  • Completed Level 1 of the CFA Program
  • ExecComm Executive Presentation Skills Training
  • EViews Time Series Econometrics & Forecasting Certification
  • Standard & Poor’s Valuation and Risk Analysis Education Program—Developing a Corporate Credit Rationale

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