Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Appoints Senior Officer Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Appoints Senior Officer

April 15, 2015
Contact: Tom Lavelle, 617.973.3647, Thomas.L.Lavelle@bos.frb.org or Joel Werkema, 617.973.3510, Joel.Werkema@bos.frb.org

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston today announced the appointment of Donald L. Anderson to Senior Vice President in charge of the Bank's business technology and building management functions. Don is currently the Vice President responsible for the group that provides the Federal Reserve System with services in the areas of cybersecurity, network security, and secure Internet connectivity.

Don joined the Bank in 2003 as a Technology Manager in the Internet and Directory Services Group and subsequently served as Assistant Vice President and Vice President. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut, an MBA from Bentley University, and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Don is also a founding member of the Advanced Cyber Security Center, which brings together a variety of organizations to address cyber threats.

Prior to joining the Federal Reserve, Don was a senior consultant with HP Global Services, where he was engaged in IT transformation efforts for Fortune 500 companies.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is one of 12 regional banks that, together with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, DC, make up the Federal Reserve System. As the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve System formulates and implements U.S. monetary policy, supervises banks and bank holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government.

The Boston Federal Reserve Bank serves the First Federal Reserve District, which includes all of New England except Fairfield County, Connecticut. Within the District, the Bank monitors local economic conditions to aid in the formulation of monetary policy; engages in outreach to promote economic growth, community revitalization, and economic and financial education; supervises banks and bank holding companies; and provides financial services to facilitate banking operations.