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Cleveland Fed Announces Officer Appointments

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland announces three new officer appointments.

Christina Klein has been promoted to vice president in the Financial Support Services Department. Klein will maintain her leadership responsibilities for accounting and financial planning and analysis and will also lead the development of data analytic reporting.

Klein joined the Bank in 2016 and has held various Bank and System committee positions. Prior to joining the Bank, she held reporting and accounting policy positions at KeyBank, and she gained industry experience at a public accounting firm.

Klein holds a BA in business administration with a specialization in accounting from Baldwin Wallace University and is a certified public accountant.

Kannappan (Ken) Manickam has been appointed vice president in the Information Technology Department. In this role, he will lead the solutions design, development and delivery, advanced data analytics, advanced computing services and solutions architecture teams.

Manickam has more than 20 years of experience in technology strategy, data strategy, application rationalization, and digital transformation of business services to deliver scalable business growth. Prior to joining the Bank, he spent more than 16 years with NSF International, most recently as senior director for Global NSF Applications and TraQtion SaaS.

He holds a BS in industrial engineering from PSG College of Technology, Anna University in India, an MS in information systems from Eastern Michigan University, and an MBA in strategy and technology from Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.

Paul Shiban has been promoted to assistant vice president in the Treasury Services Department. In his expanded role, Shiban will lead Treasury Services’ application support teams. The recently formed application support organization provides services to both Treasury Services and all Reserve Banks doing Treasury work and will help influence and drive efficiencies in application delivery and support.

Prior to joining the Bank in 2013, Shiban worked in information technology for various firms spanning multiple sectors, including retail, legal, engineering, banking, and financial services.

He holds a BA from the University of Toledo and a Master of Computer and Information Science and an MBA from Cleveland State 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.

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