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Kari Mitchell of Las Cruces appointed to Dallas Fed’s El Paso Branch board

December 15, 2022

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Kari Mitchell of Las Cruces to the Bank’s El Paso Branch board of directors for a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2025.

Mitchell is chair and CEO of Las Cruces Machine Manufacturing and Engineering Co. She is currently secretary of the board and past chair of the investment committee for the Citizens Bank of Las Cruces Board of Directors.

Mitchell was previously vice chair of the New Mexico State University Board of Regents and vice chair of the board at Advance Care Hospital of Southern New Mexico.

She was a founder and executive board member for community impact organization Bridge of Southern New Mexico and was previously board chair at Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance.

Mitchell has a bachelor’s degree from Adams State University and an MBA from University of Houston-Clear Lake.

The El Paso Branch board consists of seven members, four appointed by the Dallas Fed and three by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

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