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Advisory councils

Dallas Fed advisory councils help deepen our understanding of economic issues and industries in the Eleventh District. Members share perspectives on current and emerging economic conditions in their respective areas of expertise.

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Academic Advisory Council

Members are distinguished economists from academia and the private sector. They provide insights on the current state of the economy and on issues of current importance to monetary policy.

Pol Antràs
Robert G. Ory Professor of Economics
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Gabriel Chodorow-Reich
Professor of Economics
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Olivier Coibion
Malcolm Forsman Centennial Professor of Economics
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

Julia Coronado
President and Founder
MacroPolicy Perspectives LLC
Austin, Texas

Klaus Desmet
Altshuler Centennial Interdisciplinary Professor
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas

Wenxin Du
Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions
Columbia Business School
New York, New York

Darrell Duffie
Adams Distinguished Professor of Management and Professor of Finance
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford, California

Karen Dynan
Professor of the Practice
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Daryl Fairweather
Chief Economist
Redfin
Seattle, Washington

John Haltiwanger
Distinguished University Professor
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland

Karin Kimbrough
Chief Economist
LinkedIn Corp.
Sunnyvale, California

Don Kohn
Robert V. Roosa Chair in International Economics and Senior Fellow
Brookings Institution
Washington, D.C.

Ayşegül Şahin
Richard J. Gonzalez Regents Chair in Economics
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé
Professor of Economics
Columbia University
New York, New York

Nathan Sheets
Global Chief Economist
Citigroup
New York, New York

Community Advisory Council

Members are leaders of community development, social services, education, nonprofit or philanthropic organizations. They are familiar with issues of concern to communities in the Eleventh District, with particular focus on the concerns of low- and moderate-income populations.

Peter Beard

Peter Beard

Senior Vice President, Regional Workforce Development
Greater Houston Partnership
Houston, Texas

Tracee Bentley

Tracee Bentley

President and Chief Executive Officer
Permian Strategic Partnership
Midland, Texas

Carlos Contreras III

Carlos Contreras III

President and Chief Executive Officer
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Rashida Dawson

Rashida Dawson

Vice President of Financial Stability
United Way of Northwest Louisiana
Shreveport, Louisiana

Carine M. Feyten

Carine M. Feyten

(Chair)
Chancellor and President
Texas Woman’s University
Denton, Texas

Dawn Hommer

Dawn Hommer

Chief Executive Officer
Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico
Las Cruces, New Mexico

Melanie Johnson

Melanie Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Collaborative for Children
Houston, Texas

Mike Medalla

Michael Medalla

Manager, Toyota USA Foundation & Workforce Readiness
Toyota North America
Plano, Texas

BLaura Murillo

Laura Murillo

President and Chief Executive Officer
Houston Hispanic Chamber
Houston, Texas

Bill Schlesinger

Bill Schlesinger

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Director
Project Vida
El Paso, Texas

Kara Waddell

Kara Waddell

President and Chief Executive Officer
Child Care Associates
Fort Worth, Texas

Gregory D. Williams

Gregory D. Williams

President
Odessa College
Odessa, Texas

Agendas and meeting minutes
2024    
April 4 Agenda  
Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council

Members represent depository institutions with total assets of less than $10 billion. They are selected to include representatives from commercial banks, thrift institutions and credit unions in the Eleventh District.

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Byron K. Bexley

(Chair)
Vice Chairman, San Antonio
American Bank
Universal City, Texas

George Cummings III

George Cummings III

President and Chief Executive Officer
Progressive Bank
Monroe, Louisiana

S. David Deanda Jr.

S. David Deanda Jr.

President
Lone Star National Bank
McAllen, Texas

Gail Enda

Gail Enda

President and Chief Executive Officer
American Airlines Federal Credit Union
Dallas, Texas

Isaac Johnson

Isaac Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer
TDECU
Houston, Texas

Bob Malone

Bob Malone

Executive Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
First Sonora Bancshares and Sonora Bank
Sonora, Texas

Sushil Patel

Sushil Patel

President
State Bank of Texas
Dallas, Texas

Katherine Rodriguez

Katherine Rodriguez

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Moody National Bank
Galveston, Texas

Deborah Romero

Deborah Romero

President and Chief Executive Officer
First National Bank
Alamogordo, New Mexico

Raymond Rust

Raymond Rust III

President and Chief Executive Officer
Commercial Bank of Texas N.A.
Nacogdoches, Texas

Max Villaronga

Max Villaronga

President and Chief Executive Officer
Raiz Federal Credit Union
El Paso, Texas

Agendas and meeting minutes
2024    
March 7 Agenda Minutes
Energy Advisory Council

Members are executives from various sectors of the energy industry who work in the Eleventh District. They provide insights on global supply and demand for crude oil, natural gas and refined products, the attendant impact on energy prices and implications for the U.S. economy.

Jim Allred

Jim Allred

Managing Director and Head of U.S. Energy Corporate Banking
RBC Capital Markets
Houston, Texas

Jason Bordoff

Jason Bordoff

Professor of Professional Practice
Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
New York, New York

Jim Burke

Jim Burke

President and Chief Executive Officer
Vistra Corp.
Irving, Texas

Willie Chiang

Willie Chiang

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Plains All American
Houston, Texas

Paul L. Foster

Paul L. Foster

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Franklin Mountain Investments, LLC
El Paso, Texas

Joseph Gorder

Joseph Gorder

Executive Chairman
Valero Energy
San Antonio, Texas

Vicki Hollub

Vicki Hollub

President and Chief Executive Officer
Occidental Petroleum
Houston, Texas

Jim Hughes

Jim Hughes

Managing Partner
EnCap Investments L.P.
Houston, Texas

Ryan M. Lance

Ryan M. Lance

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
ConocoPhillips
Houston, Texas

Ben Marshall

Ben Marshall

President and Chief Executive Officer
Vitol Americas
Houston, Texas

Rick Muncrief

Rick Muncrief

President and Chief Executive Officer
Devon Energy Corp.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Gary Petersen

Gary Petersen

(Chair)
Managing Partner and Founder
EnCap Investments L.P.
Houston, Texas

L.E. Simmons

L.E. Simmons

Founder and Partner
SCF Partners
Houston, Texas

Lakshmi Sreekumar

Lakshmi Sreekumar

Managing Director, Commodity Derivatives
Capital One Securities
Houston, Texas

Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin

Vice Chairman
S&P Global
Washington, D.C.

Financial Sector Advisory Council

Members represent various types and sizes of firms in the financial industry. They provide insights on key risks arising in the industry, potential interconnectedness between traditional and nontraditional financial firms, and implications for the U.S. economy.

Hayley Boesky

Hayley Boesky

Executive Vice Chairman
Global Corporate and Investment Banking at BofA Securities

Frank Brosens

Frank Brosens

Co-founder
Taconic Capital Advisor

Gabriel Casillas

Gabriel Casillas

Managing Director and Chief Economist for Latin America
Barclays

Chris Edmonds

Chris Edmonds

Chief Development Officer
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.—ICE

David L. Finkelstein

David L. Finkelstein

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Annaly Capital Management

Dawn  Fitzpatrick

Dawn Fitzpatrick

(Chair)
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Soros Fund Management

Gerald J. Ford

Gerald J. Ford

Chairman
Hilltop Holdings

Britt Harris

Britt Harris

Founder, On Eagles Wings
Acting Chief Executive Officer, Texas Permanent School Fund

Jarvis V. Hollingsworth

Jarvis V. Hollingsworth

Vice Chairman
Irradiant Partners, LP

Travis J. Machen

Travis J. Machen

Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Henry H. McVey

Henry H. McVey

Head of Global Macro, Balance Sheet & Risk and CIO of KKR Balance Sheet
KKR

Purnima Puri

Purnima Puri

Managing Director
HPS Investment Partners

Marc Seidner

Marc Seidner

Chief Investment Officer
PIMCO

Allison Thacker

Allison Thacker

President of Rice Management Company
Rice University

Agendas and meeting minutes
2024    
Feb. 28 Agenda Minutes