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Chicago Fed announces promotions.

Last Updated: 01/17/14

News Release

Chicago Fed Promotions Announced

CHICAGO - The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago announced promotions in the Executive Support Office, Information Technology Department, and the Customer Relations Support Office (CRSO).

 

Executive Support Office

 

Kirstin Wells has been promoted to vice president and risk officer responsible for enterprise strategy and business continuity. She formerly was an assistant vice president in the financial markets group.  She lives in River Forest, Ill.

 

 

Information Technology

 

Jake Middleton has been promoted to assistant vice president and information security officer.  He formerly was a manager in the department.  He lives just outside Chicago, Ill.

 

 

Consumer Relations Support Office

 

Connie Theien has been promoted to vice president in the CRSO.   She formerly was an assistant vice president in the department.  She lives in Minneapolis, Minn.

 

Shonda Clay has been promoted to senior vice president, marketing and sales in the CRSO.   She formerly was a vice president in the department.  She lives in Houston, Tex.

 

Dan Gonzalez has been promoted to vice president, national accounts in the CRSO.   He formerly was an assistant vice president in the department.  He lives in Charlotte, N.C.

 

Erik VanBramer has been promoted to vice president, national accounts in the CRSO.   He formerly was an assistant vice president in the department.  He lives in Aurora, Colo.

 

 

Todd Aadland has been promoted to senior vice president in the CRSO.  He formerly was a vice president and chief technology officer in the department.  He lives in Overland Park, Kans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Customer Relations Support Office Background

 

Formed in 2001, the CRSO is responsible for strengthening relationships with Federal Reserve System’s financial services customers, and to promote a national brand for system products and services.

 

 

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Background

 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the nation’s central bank.  The Chicago Reserve Bank serves the seventh Federal Reserve District, which encompasses the northern portions of Illinois and Indiana, southern Wisconsin, the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and the state of Iowa.  In addition to participation in the formulation of monetary policy, each Reserve Bank supervises member banks and bank holding companies, provides financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. government, and monitors economic conditions in its District.