Karen N. Horn

President May 1, 1982 to April 8, 1987 (resigned)

Mrs. Horn, a native Californian, graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California in 1965 and received her doctorate in economics from Johns Hopkins University in 1971. From 1969 to 1971, Horn was a senior economist on the staff of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. She also served as an economist and vice president of the First National Bank of Boston and as treasurer of the Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Horn, as the first woman president of a Federal Reserve Bank, successfully saw the Bank through the Ohio savings and loan crisis.