New Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President of Information + Technology Services, Louise Willard

ByMabel R. Acton

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July 15, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO – The Federal Reserve Lender of San Francisco announced today that Louise Willard has been appointed to the placement of main data officer and government vice president of Info and Technological know-how Products and services, effective July 15, 2022. She will be the 1st woman CIO in the Bank’s historical past and will lead the ITS team, the Bank’s most significant staff crew.

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Willard, who has labored at the San Francisco Fed due to the fact 1997, earlier served as the Bank’s senior vice president and CIO of the Dollars Product or service Business. As the principal engineering chief for the Lender, Willard will approach, carry out, style and travel the shipping and delivery of the San Francisco Fed’s all round technologies tactic and expert services with an emphasis on electronic transformation and innovation. She succeeds Gopa Kumar, the Bank’s previous CIO, who retired before this year after a 28-year career at the SF Fed.

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“We are enthusiastic for Louise to guide the Bank’s ITS team and continue on their get the job done in offering innovative and strategic technologies that secure our economic, money and payments systems,” said President and CEO Mary C. Daly. “She is the leader we will need to make the chopping-edge organization products and services important to the all round achievement of the Fed. Her enthusiasm and abilities will assistance us provide primary technologies currently to help tomorrow’s financial system.”

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Through her 25-12 months career at the San Francisco Fed, Willard has embraced a lot of management roles, which includes on the Federal Reserve Economical Solutions (FRFS) Technologies Team, where by she was accountable for complex item line management and technological know-how strategy for the retail, wholesale and money merchandise strains.

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“I am honored and fired up to lead the SF Fed’s technological know-how approach,” explained Willard. “Continuing our electronic evolution, which is essential to our mission, is a major precedence. I appear ahead to working with this great group to establish upon our strong technological innovation foundation and condition our shiny future.”

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Willard has a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Scripps College in Claremont, California. She was just lately inducted into the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Corridor of Fame for achievements on the cross-place and track teams.

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To find out more about Info and Technological innovation Providers work opportunities at the Federal Reserve Financial institution of San Francisco, go to ITS careers at the SF Fed.

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Tom Flannigan
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Federal Reserve Lender of San Francisco
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(415) 974-2553


The Federal Reserve Lender of San Francisco (SF Fed) serves the community by advertising and marketing a balanced, sustainable financial system, and supporting the nation’s fiscal and payment units. With offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland and Phoenix, the Bank serves the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which consists of one-fifth of the nation’s populace and represents the world’s fourth-biggest financial state. As element of the nation’s central financial institution, the SF Fed informs financial policy, regulates banking institutions, administers particular client protection laws and functions as a economical companion to the U.S. federal government.