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Rosa Santana appointed to Dallas Fed’s San Antonio Branch board

January 10, 2023

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Board of Governors has appointed Rosa Santana to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ San Antonio Branch board of directors. She will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2025.

Santana is founder and CEO of the Santana Group and its affiliated companies, which provide human capital solutions, contract manufacturing and business process outsourcing services to businesses in the United States and Mexico.

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

Santana is a board member of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Business Council Southwest, San Antonio Friendship Council and Stanford Latino Business Action Network.

She is also on the executive committee of Greater: SATX Regional Economic Development Partnership.

Santana has won numerous awards, including the Southwest Minority Supplier Business Development Council’s 2022 Minority Business Enterprise of the Year award, 2020 Minority Business Development Agency's National Distinguished Supplier Diversity award and the 2019 Central Texas Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year® award. Additionally, Santana was named to Automotive News' 2020 list of 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry.

She attended El Paso Community College and completed minority business executive programs at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University and the advanced management education program at the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University during an uninterrupted career.

The San Antonio Branch board consists of seven members, four appointed by the Dallas Fed and three 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