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Global Perspectives with Fred P. Hochberg

Houston Branch

On January 10, Robert S. Kaplan, president and CEO of the Dallas Fed, discussed issues facing the nation and the global economy with Fred P. Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.


About Fred P. Hochberg

Hochberg is chairman and president of Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank). During his seven years of leadership, EXIM Bank has supported more than 1.4 million American jobs and financed exports with a value exceeding $235 billion, while generating more than $2 billion in surplus revenue for U.S. taxpayers and reducing internal costs by 30 percent.

Hochberg was dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at The New School in New York City. From 1998 to 2001, he served as deputy and acting administrator of the Small Business Administration. Hochberg previously was president and chief operating officer of the Lillian Vernon Corporation.

Hochberg is a past board member of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Citizens Budget Commission and FINCA International Micro Finance. He served as co-chair of the Human Rights Campaign and is a founder of the David Bohnett LGBT Leadership Fellows Scholarship at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He was also an appointed representative to the New York State Financial Control Board.

Hochberg earned a bachelor’s degree from New York University and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.