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Cindy Taylor of Houston elected to Dallas Fed board

For Immediate Release: December 16, 2019

DALLAS—Cindy Taylor of Houston has been elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors by its member banks. She will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2022.

She served on the Dallas Fed’s Houston Branch board from 2018–2019.

In her role as a Dallas Fed board member, Taylor will provide input on regional economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy functions.

Taylor is president and CEO of Oil States International Inc. and a member of the board of directors. Prior to assuming the role of CEO, Taylor served as president and COO of Oil States from 2006 to 2007, and as senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer from 2000 to 2006.

Previously, Taylor served as chief financial officer of L.E. Simmons & Associates, Inc. She has held positions at Cliffs Drilling Company and Ernst & Young LLP. Taylor also serves on the AT&T board of directors.

She is active in the 12th Man Foundation, Texas A&M University Mays Business School Development Council, Texas Children’s Hospital and Greater Houston Partnership.

Taylor holds a BBA degree from Texas A&M University and is a certified public accountant.

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 Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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Media contact:
James Hoard
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Phone: (214) 922-5307