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Dallas Fed reappoints Gayle Earls to Federal Advisory Council

For immediate release: February 3, 2005

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has reappointed Gayle M. Earls of Irving to the Federal Advisory Council.

Each Federal Reserve Bank annually chooses one person from the banking industry to represent its district on the advisory council, which meets quarterly with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., to advise the board on issues within its jurisdiction.

Earls is vice chairman and chief executive officer of TIB–The Independent BankersBank. He began his banking career in Houston with Interfirst Bank. During his 17-year tenure with Interfirst, he served as executive vice president of both Interfirst–Houston and Interfirst–Dallas and as chairman of the board and CEO of Interfirst–Odessa and Interfirst–Greenspoint in Houston.

An active leader in banking affairs, Earls served on the Dallas Fed board of directors. He is an advisory director of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas and serves on the Texas Banking Commissioners Council, instituted in 1996.

Earls holds a B.B.A. from Texas Tech University and is a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking.

The Eleventh Federal Reserve District includes Texas, northern Louisiana and southern New Mexico.

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