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Kathleen O'Neill

  • Interim President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2023–
Kathy O’Neill became interim president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis on July 13, 2023. O'Neill has served as the St. Louis Fed's first vice president since January 1, 2021. Under the terms of the Federal Reserve Act, the first vice president of the Bank serves as chief executive officer of the Bank during a vacancy in the office of the president.

For more information, see How is a Federal Reserve Bank president selected? and Directors—Appointment of Reserve Bank Presidents and First Vice Presidents (PDF) on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors website.