Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Announces Official Appointments at Pittsburgh Office

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has announced the following appointments at its Pittsburgh Office, effective June 16, 2000:


Raymond L. Brinkman has been promoted to vice president. In this capacity, he is responsible for the Federal Reserve's largest savings bond operation, which is housed at the Pittsburgh Office. Pittsburgh is one of five Federal Reserve sites in the country that issues savings bonds; one of two sites where savings bonds are printed and mailed to the public; and the only site that redeems matured savings bonds.

Brinkman began his career at the Bank in 1974 and has held various managerial positions since 1977. He was promoted to assistant vice president in 1984. Brinkman holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Kent State University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

Kenneth J. Good has been appointed assistant vice president and will assume responsibility for the Pittsburgh Check Operations. Good joined the Bank in 1986 and has held various managerial and analytical positions in the Information Technology (IT), Check, and Savings Bond functions, most recently as manager of the Pittsburgh EZ Clear and IT Operations. Good holds a Bachelor of Science degree in information science from the University of Pittsburgh.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is one of twelve regional Banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., comprise the Federal Reserve System. As the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve System formulates monetary policy, regulates bank holding companies and state-chartered member banks, and provides banking services to financial institutions and to the U.S. government.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, including its branch offices in Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, and its check processing center in Columbus, serves the Fourth Federal Reserve District, which includes Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia