New Board Member Announced for the Atlanta Fed's Birmingham Branch
For immediate release: February 9, 2023
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announces the appointment of Samuel Addy to the Birmingham Branch board of directors. He was appointed by the Atlanta board of directors to fill an unexpired term beginning January 12, 2023, and ending December 31, 2023.
Addy is the associate dean for economic development outreach in the Culverhouse College of Commerce and senior research economist for the Center for Business and Research Outreach at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He is a member of the National Association for Business Economics, Alabama Economics Club, and the Association for University Business and Economic Research. Addy is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta branch directors provide economic information from their industries and the branch territory to the district Bank's president and head office directors, who use the information in discussing monetary policy options and making discount rate recommendations. The Board of Governors appoints three of the Birmingham Branch directors, and the Atlanta head office directors appoint four.