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Meredith N. Black

Interim President
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Meredith BlackMeredith N. Black has served as interim president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas since October 9, 2021. As interim president, she oversees the 1,200 employees of the Dallas Fed and represents the Eleventh Federal Reserve District on the Federal Open Market Committee.

She had served as first vice president and chief operating officer since 2016. Prior to being named first FVP, 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.