First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Meredith N. Black has served as first vice president and chief operating officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas since December 1, 2016.
As FVP and COO, Black is responsible for the daily operations and financial performance of the Dallas Fed, including its branches in Houston, San Antonio and El Paso. She also participates in Federal Reserve System initiatives.
Prior to being named first vice president, Black was senior vice president with responsibility for the Financial Management and Information Technology Groups, serving as the Bank’s chief financial, risk and information officer.
Black began her career at the Dallas Fed in 1983 as a regulatory economist in the Banking Supervision Department. She held various positions of increasing responsibility at the Bank and was promoted in 2003 to senior vice president.
She has led or chaired a variety of Federal Reserve System committees and workgroups, including the Federal Reserve System’s Technology Services Council.
A Dallas native, she holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and attended the Southwest Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.