Federal Reserve Bank of NY Retains Hanold Associates for Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer Search

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has retained Hanold Associates for their Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer search based in New York City. Keri Gavin, Sandra Peña, Jason Hanold and Katrina Prospero are leading the search.

The Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer is a newly created, mission-critical role in the Federal Reserve Bank of NY, tasked with oversight of all Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) programs throughout the bank. Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer and Co-Chair of the Pandemic Crisis Response Committee, Lacey Dingman, this leader will serve as a key member of the HR Leadership Team tasked with developing, implementing and continuously advancing FRBNY’s DE&I programs, and responsible for the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion Annual Report to the US Congress.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has approximately 3,100 employees. Most work in the headquarters in the Manhattan Financial District at 33 Liberty Street, occupying a full city block. Both a National Registered Historic Place and a New York City Landmark, the building also serves as the depository for gold from around the world and is the largest known depository of monetary gold.

As the Central Bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) is part of the Federal Reserve System. It is responsible for conducting research, creating and implementing monetary policy, supervising institutions, providing currency as well as serving and financing the US government’s operations. The Fed ensures stability, integrity and efficiency in the nation’s financial systems to promote optimal economic performance, allowing Americans to live their dreams. The nation’s twelve Federal Reserve Banks are spread across major US cities and serve as arms of the central banking system. The FRBNY is the largest by assets, most active by volume and is the most influential of the twelve banks as a result. It oversees the Second Federal Reserve District and maintains responsibility for New York state, parts of New Jersey and Connecticut, and all of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

Hanold Associates is the leading retained boutique executive search firm focused on HR and Diversity & Inclusion Officers. Our client list is diverse across industries, geographies and business scenarios, and culture is at the core of everything we do. Our clients include the National Football League, Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, Patagonia, Gucci, Kohler, REI, Live Nation Entertainment, Dick’s Sporting Goods, McDonald’s, Major League Baseball, Kellogg, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, L Catterton, Northwestern University, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, Kohler, SC Johnson, eBay, Moderna, Hillrom, Great Place To Work, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Edward Jones, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Google, Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Wikimedia, CNA Insurance, Cummins, Tyson, ClubCorp, CDW, Nike, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and Ford Motor Company, among others.