The U.S. Economy - Where Do We Go From Here?
Wednesday, October 20th
7:30 AM CST | SCI Building - 220 W Garden St.
Adrienne will provide an update on the state of the U.S. economy, including data on the economic impacts of COVID-19, recovery expectations for the business community, and the Fed’s approach to policy.
Meet the Presenter:
Adrienne C. Slack is vice president and regional executive at of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta ("Atlanta Fed"), New Orleans Branch. AS part of her role, Adrienne is responsible for the New Orleans Branch Board of Directors, regional Energy Advisory Council, and for providing insight and counsel to the Atlantas Fed's strategic planning process and advises on regional community and economic development matters, including economic mobility and resilience.
She joined the Federal Reserve System in 1990 with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas's Economic Research Department. In 1993, she transferred to New Orleans, where she served in several District and national leadership roles during her tenure. Prior to assuming her current role in 2012, Slack was the New Orleans Branch assistant vice president and branch operations officer with responsibility for currency services, law enforcement, and support services.
Adrienne is involved in a number of activities, including the United Way of Southeast Louisiana Board of Trustees, the University of Southern Mississippi College of Business Advisory Council, and United Way ALICE Advisory Committee. In 2006, she was honored by New Orleans CityBusiness at its Women of the Year event.
Raised in Mississippi, Slack received a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration in economics from the University of Southern Mississippi. She also completed the Executive Development program at Dartmouth College and the Federal Reserve System's Officer Development program.
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