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Dallas Fed appoints Chandou and Rohan to Small Business and Agriculture Advisory Council

For immediate release: August 13, 2003

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed François Chandou and Gregory J. Rohan to three-year terms on its Small Business and Agriculture Advisory Council.

Chandou is a native of France and owner of La Cave Warehouse, a Dallas wine retailer and local distributor. La Cave organizes wine tastings, seminars and winemakers’ dinners. Its services also include wine storage, consulting, gift selections, cellar design and wine tours. Chandou is a member of numerous French wine associations. He is a member of the French American Chamber of Commerce and founder and consul mestre of the Texas chapter of the Conseil Interprofessionel des Vins de la Region de Bergerac.

In 1989, Chandou was nominated to the 22nd edition of Marquis Who's Who in America. Chandou holds a degree in wine tasting and oenology, the study of wines and wine making, from the University of Bordeaux.

Rohan is president of Dallas-based Heritage Capital Corp., the world’s largest dealer and auctioneer of rare coins, currency, comics and collectibles. Rohan's responsibilities include management of the firm's professional collectibles staff and inventories and management of the firm’s private client group. Rohan is a life member of the American Numismatic Association and a member of the Professional Numismatists Guild as well as numerous regional and state numismatic and professional organizations. He is a co-author of The Rare Coin Estate Handbook, winner of the Robert Friedberg Award for numismatic book of the year.

The Advisory Council of Small Business and Agriculture meets to discuss economic activity and business conditions in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks and serves Texas, northern Louisiana and southern New Mexico.


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