OFFSITE | Esther George: The State of the Economy
Join Central Exchange as we welcome Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President, Esther George. President George will give us an overview of the state of the economy, share insights on the country's economic projections, and advise attendees on a few key changes as to what they can expect in 2020.
In preparation for the program, please feel free to review Jerome H. Powell's statement to the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress regarding the current economic outlook. Jerome Powell is the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, who made this statement on November 13, 2019.
Please plan to arrive early for this program to pass through security. All attendees must bring a valid photo ID.
The Bank's visitor lot is located just west of the Bank building and can be accessed by turning left on Wyandotte from Memorial Drive. The visitor lot will be on your left. To access the overflow parking area, continue on Memorial Drive past Wyandotte, turning left into the parking lot. When you enter the Bank building, please present your photo identification to the Law Enforcement Officers stationed in the vestibule and proceed through screening.
Esther L. George is president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She is a member of the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets U.S. monetary policy.
She has more than 30 years of experience in the Federal Reserve, with her early career primarily focused on regulatory oversight of banks and financial holding companies in seven states. She was directly involved in the banking supervision and discount window lending activities during the banking crisis of the 1980s and post-9/11. During the most recent financial crisis, she served as the acting director of the Federal Reserve Board’s Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation in Washington, D.C.
She has served as President of the Bank since October 2011, and currently leads the Federal Reserve’s efforts to modernize the US payments system. She hosts the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s international Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
She is a native of Missouri.