The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, is home of the sixth district of the 12 Federal Reserve Banks of the United States and is headquartered at 999 Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta. Atlanta Fed chair Raphael Bostic is the 15th chairman and CEO in the history of the Atlanta Fed Reserve Bank.
Raphael W. Bostic took office June 5, 2017, as the fifteenth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He is responsible for all the Bank’s activities, including monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services. In addition, he serves on the Federal Reserve’s chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).
Additionally, Bostic’s research interests include home ownership, housing finance, neighborhood change, and the role of institutions in shaping policy effectiveness.
In a series of interviews with The Atlanta Voice’s Chief Brand Officer Dawn Montgomery, Bostic discusses the methods which he can affect America’s monetary policies and his role in getting the stimulus checks during the pandemic.
Bostic also discussed his role with Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce as the organization attempts to address the racial inequities in our city. He says it could make a big difference if our businesses can be aware and sensitive to how they hire and compensate employees.