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Dallas Fed Names Yaira Velez assistant vice president

DALLAS—Yaira Velez joins the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas as an assistant vice president in the Banking Supervision Department, where she will provide strategic leadership for the consumer affairs team.

Previously, Velez served as manager of consumer affairs at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, where she led nationwide projects to enhance the examination process while focusing on process improvement, efficiency and consistency. Velez has also served as a compliance, Bank Secrecy Act and Community Reinvestment Act officer for a $730 million bank in Puerto Rico and as a risk management consultant.

Velez received her B.B.A. degree from the University of Puerto Rico and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, Colorado.

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