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Sandra Pianalto

Former President and CEO

Sandra Pianalto was President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland from February 1, 2003 to May 31, 2014. She held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility prior to being named first vice president and chief operating officer in 1993, and president in 2003. Before joining the Bank, Ms. Pianalto was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and served on the staff of the Budget Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. Ms. Pianalto holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Akron and a master’s degree in economics from George Washington University.