Esther George

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Esther L. George (born c. 1958) is president and chief executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

George is a native of Faucett, Missouri, U.S., received a BSBA degree in Business Administration from Missouri Western State University an MBA degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.[1]

She joined the Kansas City Reserve in 1982 and held various leadership positions with the Bank, including in the Bank's research support functions, Public Affairs and Human Resources. In 2001 she became the bank's senior vice president in the Bank's Division of Supervision and Risk Management. In 2009 she was named executive vice president in charge of the unit. She is a former chair of the Federal Reserve System's Community Banking Organizations Management Group.[1]

She was appointed to the Kansas City Fed President position on October 1, 2011.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c "Esther L. George | Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City". 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2011-11-16. 
  2. ^ Lanman, Scott. "Kansas City Fed Names Esther George as President, Replacing Thomas Hoenig". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2011-11-16. 
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Preceded by
Thomas M. Hoenig
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President
2011 –
Succeeded by