Economic Leadership: Choosing Our Future
Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The Rotary Club of Des Moines and the Greater Des Moines Partnership are pleased to present Dr. Thomas Hoenig, President of the Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City Region on the “Economic Leadership: Choosing Our Future.” This event will be held Thursday, June 30 from noon - 1 p.m. at Des Moines Marriott Downtown.
Dr. Hoenig, known for his outspoken demeanor and “strong voice of opposition”, took office on October 1, 1991, as the eighth chief executive of the Tenth District Federal Reserve Bank at Kansas City. He is currently serving a full term that began March 1, 2011, making him the longest serving of the 12 current regional Federal Reserve Bank presidents. He is senior member of the Federal Reserve System's Federal Open Market Committee, the key body with authority over national monetary policy in the United States.