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Dr. Marc Boom appointed to Dallas Fed’s Houston Branch board

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Dr. Marc Boom to its Houston Branch board of directors. He will serve a three-year term starting Jan. 1, 2024.

In his role as a board member, Boom will provide insight into the region’s economy in support of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy function.

Boom is president and CEO of Houston Methodist, which includes a leading academic medical center in the Texas Medical Center, six community hospitals serving the Greater Houston area and a comprehensive research institute. He holds academic appointments at Weill Cornell Medicine, Texas A&M University College of Medicine and UTHealth School of Public Health.

Boom was previously executive vice president of The Methodist Hospital and president and CEO of Methodist Diagnostic Hospital. He was also previously president and CEO of Baylor-Methodist Primary Care Associates.

He serves as chair of the Greater Houston Partnership and is on the board of the American Hospital Association. He also served as chair of the Texas Hospital Association and on the Houston advisory board of Amegy Bank.  

Boom earned a BS in biology from the University of Texas at Austin and an MD from Baylor College of Medicine. He also earned an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is board certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Healthcare Executives.

The Dallas Fed’s Houston 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:
Jon Prior
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Phone: 214-922-6857