Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Announces Officer Appointments
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland announced the following officer appointments effective January 1, 2016, unless otherwise noted:
Amy Berardinelli has been promoted to assistant vice president of large banking organization (LBO) supervision effective November 16, 2015. She will provide strategic oversight and coordination of the Bank’s supervisory responsibilities for Huntington Bancshares, KeyCorp, and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
Berardinelli joined the Bank as an assistant bank examiner in 1996 and since then has served in positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, she was the banking supervisor for surveillance and macro analysis, with responsibility for the identification and ongoing monitoring of existing and emerging risks both within supervised banking organizations and in the broader financial markets.
Berardinelli holds a BSBA in finance from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and is a commissioned bank examiner.
Terri Bialowas has been promoted to assistant vice president of executive support services within the executive office. Over the next two years, Bialowas will serve as secretary to the Federal Reserve System’s Conference of First Vice Presidents (CFVP), for which she will be responsible for an array of strategic executive support services.
Bialowas joined the Bank in 1990 as an analyst supporting the Budget and Expense Department and then moved to Corporate Communications. In 2001, she transitioned into the payments arena as an electronic payments analyst within the Payment Systems Research Department and over time assumed increasing responsibility. In 2014, she became assistant secretary to the CFVP.
Bialowas holds a BBA in finance and management from Kent State University and an MBA with a focus on management and organizational development from Cleveland State University.
Susan Black has been promoted to assistant vice president and assistant chief of staff within the executive office. In this role, she will be responsible for serving as assistant chief of staff to the Bank’s first vice president and chief operating officer and for overseeing the executive information function.
She initially joined the Bank’s Research Department in 1985 as a research assistant and economic analyst, departing the Bank after six years. In 2003, Black returned to the Bank in the Statistics and Analysis function and, later, the executive office for which she held roles of increasing responsibility.
Black holds a BA in economics and history from Ashland University and an MS in information architecture and knowledge management from Kent State University.
Jean Burson has been promoted to assistant vice president of research administration within the Research Department. In this role, she will be responsible for supporting the work of research economists and analytical staff as well as planning and coordinating the overall professional and administrative responsibilities for the Research Department.
Burson started her career with the Bank as a research assistant and moved through positions of increasing responsibility within the Research Department. She also worked as a manager of strategy and risk management in the Financial Management Support Services Department and as a policy advisor in the Research Department.
Burson holds a BA in economics from Oberlin College and an MBA with a concentration in banking and finance from Case Western Reserve University.
Ken Green has been promoted to vice president of Cash Services. In this role, he will be responsible for all cash operations and compliance in the Bank’s service area, which includes Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. He is also responsible for the software quality assurance function for the Cash Product Office (CPO) of the Federal Reserve System.
Green began his career at the Bank in Information Technology Services (ITS) as a systems analyst in 1999 and moved through positions of increasing responsibility within ITS and the CPO.
Green holds a BS in computer information systems from Baldwin Wallace University and an MBA from Cleveland State University.
Jeff Hirsch has been promoted to assistant vice president of capital risk planning effective November 16, 2015. He is responsible for strategic oversight and coordination of the Bank’s capital-related supervisory activities and supports the Federal Reserve System’s national initiative that evaluates the capital planning processes and capital adequacy of the largest US-based bank holding companies.
Hirsch began his career as an examiner in the Bank’s Supervision and Regulation Department. Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility, including leading the Bank’s discount window and payments system risk administration as well as directing supervisory activities for bank mergers and acquisitions, banking industry and financial markets monitoring, market and liquidity risk, and model risk management.
He holds a BS in business administration from Miami University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. He is a commissioned bank examiner.
Toby Trocchio has been promoted to assistant vice president in the Office of the Corporate Secretary. He will serve as the Bank’s point of contact for all boards of directors-related matters. Trocchio will advise and support the Bank’s president and executive team in the execution of all director-related duties.
Trocchio began his career with the Bank in 2003 in the Supervision and Regulation Department as a financial analyst in statistics and analysis. He moved through positions of increasing responsibility in credit risk management. Most recently, he had served on a rotational assignment as assistant corporate secretary since 2013.
He holds a BS in finance from the University of Akron and an MBA from Ashland University.
Christine Weiss has been promoted to vice president and counsel, with primary responsibility for the Bank’s ethics program. In this role, she will provide legal and policy advice to Bank management on a broad array of corporate legal topics, including labor and employment and contracts.
Weiss began her career at the Bank as a senior attorney in 2006 and was named counsel in 2011. She has over 18 years of legal experience across the Bank and her prior corporate and private practice.
She holds a BA in English and Spanish from Franklin and Marshall College and a JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that along with the Board of Governors in Washington DC comprise the Federal Reserve System. Part of the US central bank, the Cleveland Fed participates in the formulation of our nation’s monetary policy, supervises banking organizations, provides payment and other services to financial institutions and to the US Treasury, and performs many activities that support Federal Reserve operations System-wide. In addition, the Bank supports the well-being of communities across the Fourth Federal Reserve District through a wide array of research, outreach, and educational activities.
The Cleveland Fed, with branches in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, serves an area that comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia.
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