|Headquarters||230 S LaSalle Street|
Chicago, IL, USA
|Established||May 18, 1914|
|President||Charles L. Evans|
|Central bank of|
|The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of 12 regional banks that make up the Federal Reserve System|
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (informally the Chicago Fed) is one of twelve regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, make up the United States' 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.
As one of the Reserve Banks that make up the Federal Reserve System, the Chicago Fed is responsible for:
Charles L. Evans is the current president of the Chicago Fed. He took office on September 1, 2007 as the ninth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Ellen Bromagen is first vice president and chief operating officer of the Chicago Fed.
Anna Paulson is Executive Vice President and Director of Research.
The Chicago Fed annually co-hosts in Chicago an international banking conference to examine cross-national banking and finance issues.
The bank's Money Museum is free and open to the public year-round from 8:30am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, except on Bank holidays. All visitors must show a photo identification, walk through a metal detector and have their bags x-rayed before entering the Money Museum. No food or drink are allowed in the museum. A presentation lasting roughly 45 minutes is available at 1pm on Monday through Friday, or by appointment. The rest of the Money Museum is accessible at any time during open hours. The museum includes a free kiosk, which takes a guest's picture in front of a million dollars in $100 bills. A million dollars in $1 bills and a million dollars in $20 bills are on display. The museum has been known for giving out bags of shredded money as souvenirs.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has a branch office in Detroit.
The following people are on the board of directors as of 2016[update]. Class A directors are elected by member banks to represent member banks. Class B directors are elected by member banks to represent the public. Class C directors are appointed by the board of governors to represent the public.
|David W. Nelms||Chairman and CEO, Discover Financial Services, Chicago, Illinois||A||2017|
|Abram Tubbs||Chairman and chief executive officer, Ohnward Bank and Trust, Cascade, Iowa||A||2017|
|William M. Farrow III||President and CEO, Urban Partnership Bank, Chicago, Illinois||A||2018|
|Jorge Ramirez||President, Chicago Federation of Labor, Chicago, Illinois||B||2016|
|Nelda J. Connors||Chairwoman and CEO, Pine Grove Holdings, LLC, Chicago, Illinois||B||2017|
|Susan Collins||Weill Dean of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan||B||2018|
|Greg Brown||Chairman and CEO, Motorola Solutions, Schaumburg, Illinois||C||2018|
|Anne Pramaggiore, chair||Chairman and CEO, Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinois||C||2019|
|E. Scott Santi, Deputy Chair||Chairman and CEO, Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview, Illinois||C||2018|
|Joseph B. Anderson Jr.||Majority Owner, chairman and chief executive officer, TAG Holdings LLC, Wixom, Michigan||2019|
|Sandy K. Baruah||President and chief executive officer, Detroit Regional Chamber, Detroit, MI||2020|
|Linda Hubbard||President and chief operating officer, Carhartt, Inc., Dearborn, Michigan||2019|
|Wright L. Lassiter III||President and chief executive officer, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan||2018|
|Sandra E. Pierce||Senior Executive Vice President, Private Client Group and Regional Banking Director, Southfield, MI||2017|
|Rip Rapson||President and chief executive officer, The Kresge Foundation, Troy, Michigan||2018|
|Michael L. Seneski||Director of Mobility, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan||2017|
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