Esther George to step down as Kansas City Fed president

Esther George will retire in January 2023

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City announced its president, Esther George, will retire in January 2023, on reaching the mandatory retirement age of 65.

A Missouri native, George grew up on a farm north of Kansas City. She holds an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

She has worked at the Kansas City Fed since April 1982, when she started as a bank examiner. George was head of the division of supervision and risk management between 2001 and 2009. She then spent two years as

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