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Press Release

Cleveland Fed Announces Officer Promotions

Lisa Lipscomb has been appointed senior vice president and general auditor. As general auditor, her responsibilities include providing overall leadership and strategic direction for the Audit function and administrative oversight for the Audit Application Competency Center, as well as the consistent execution of operations and advancement of strategic objectives for these functions.

Lipscomb joined the Bank in 2009 as a compliance coordinator responsible for ensuring effective internal controls over the receipt, processing, storage, and payment of circulated cash and coin. In 2012, she joined the Audit Department as a manager overseeing a team of auditors who review the Bank’s cash, financial management, and law enforcement business units. She was promoted to assistant vice president and assistant general auditor in 2014 and then to vice president in 2018.

Lipscomb holds a BBA in accounting from The Ohio University. She is also a certified public accountant and certified information systems auditor.

Nariman Mansour has been appointed assistant vice president and chief of staff, effective May 16. Mansour’s responsibilities will include reporting directly to President Loretta J. Mester and supporting her primarily in her leadership responsibilities within the Bank, Federal Reserve System, and externally.

Mansour began her career at the Bank in 2012 as a senior audit analyst. In 2017, Mansour went on to become the administrative manager in the Law Enforcement Unit where she was responsible for compliance and budgeting and for driving strategic relationships with internal stakeholders.

Mansour holds a BA in finance from Cleveland State University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.

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.

Media contact

Doug Campbell,, 513.455.4479