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Estrada elected to Dallas Fed board

For immediate release: January 12, 2005

DALLAS—Robert A. Estrada has been elected by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ member banks to the Dallas Fed’s board of directors. He will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2007.

He is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc., a Dallas-based investment banking firm he founded in 1990. Estrada Hinojosa also has offices in Houston, San Antonio, Miami and San Diego.

Estrada serves on the University of Texas System board of regents and is an executive committee member of the Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce board of directors. In 1989, Hispanic Business magazine named Estrada among the 100 most influential Hispanics in America.

Estrada served as special assistant to former President George H.W. Bush and as state director for the late U.S. Sen. John Tower. He is past chairman of both the Municipal Advisory Council of Texas board of trustees and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board. He also served on the board of directors for the Student Loan Marketing Association, Sallie Mae, in Washington, D.C.

He received his bachelor of science and doctor of jurisprudence degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.

Each Federal Reserve Bank has a nine-member board of directors. Three members represent commercial banks, three represent the public and three are appointed by the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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