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Dallas Fed announces executive promotion

For immediate release: July 22, 2010

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has named Thomas F. Siems as senior economist and director of economic outreach in its Financial Institution Relationship Management Department.

Previously, Siems served as senior research economist and advisor in the Financial Industry Studies Department. In his new role, he will oversee economic outreach efforts to financial institutions in the Eleventh District.

Siems is a senior lecturer in the Engineering Management, Information and Systems Department in the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University.

He has published more than 50 articles and is the only two-time winner of the National Association for Business Economics’ Edmund A. Mennis Contributed Paper Award. Siems authored and published five children’s picture books, including The Dangerous Pet, which focuses on the way the next generation thinks about debt.

Siems holds a B.S.E. in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan and an M.S. and Ph.D. in operations research from Southern Methodist University. In addition, Siems is a graduate of the Public Finance Institute at the University of Michigan, the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and SMU’s Graduate Marketing Certificate program. 


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