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Neel Kashkari became the 13th president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis on Jan. 1, 2016.

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February 2024

All times Central unless otherwise noted

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February 1

  • 12:30–1:00 pm ET
    Meeting with Sen. Steve Daines (MT) and Corey Sellers, Policy Adviser, Office of Sen. Steve Daines
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz
    Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
  • 1:00–1:30 pm ET
    Meeting with Sen. Kevin Cramer (ND) and Mary Silverthorn, Legislative Assistant, Office of Sen. Kevin Cramer
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz
    Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

February 2

  • 8:30–9:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee meeting
  • 11:00–12:00 pm
    Meeting with Chris Hilger, FRB Minneapolis Board Chair and Chairman, President, and CEO, Securian Financial
    Topic: Board business
    Location: Securian Financial, St. Paul, MN
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Economic Club of Minnesota Board members and staff
    Topic: Economic Club business
  • 4:00–4:15 pm
    Meeting with Bank officer

February 5

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Virtual interview with Tim Krohn, Editor, The Free Press, Mankato
    Topic: Upcoming regional outreach trip to Mankato, MN
    Bank staff: Danielle Cabot
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Interview with Mary Coffin, CEO, PivotPoint Consulting
    Topic: Background interview for book; decision-making and leadership
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Interview with Kavita Kumar, Reporter, Star Tribune
    Topic: The economy, monetary policy
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

February 6

  • 10:00–11:00 am
    Roundtable with Mankato, MN-area entrepreneurs and congressional staff
    Chuck Ackman, Senior Outreach Director, Office of Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN)
    Melissa Bradley, CFO, Snell Motors
    Pam DeMarce, Owner, WowZone and Victory Bowl
    Ryan Evenson, President, APX Construction
    Wes Gilbert, President, Mankato Computer Technology
    John Kind, Interim President and CEO, Greater Mankato Growth
    David Krause, CEO, Pioneer Bank
    Jeanne Poppe, Outreach Director, Office of Sen. Tina Smith (MN)
    Andy Wilke, Executive Vice President, Greater Mankato Growth
    David Wing, Outreach Representative, Office of Rep. Brad Finstad (MN)
    Topic: Gathering information on economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Haley Chinander, Erick Garcia Luna, Andrea Raffo
    Location: Eide Bailly, Mankato, MN
  • 11:30–12:30 pm
    Speak for Greater Mankato Growth event moderated by Andy Wilke, Executive Vice President, Greater Mankato Growth
    Topic: The Federal Reserve, monetary policy, banking issues, regional economy, professional history
    Bank staff: Haley Chinander, Chris Long, Erick Garcia Luna, Andrea Raffo
    Location: Sky One Eleven Event Space, Mankato, MN
    Livestreamed on Minneapolisfed.org and the Minneapolis Fed YouTube channel

February 7

  • 7:30–7:45 am
    Interview with Joe Kernen and Becky Quick, Co-Anchors, CNBC Squawk Box
    Topic: Recent monetary policy essay, Fed actions, interest rates
    Location: WCCO Encompass Studio, Minneapolis, MN
  • 9:00–9:15 am
    Meeting with Bank staff
  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officer and staff
  • 10:30–12:00 pm
    FRB Minneapolis Board of Directors’ Strategy and Risk Committee meeting
  • 12:00–1:00 pm
    Attend and speak at virtual 2024 Conference of Chairs of the Federal Reserve Banks Kick-Off event hosted by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
    Topic: Conference of Presidents of the Federal Reserve System
  • 1:10–1:40 pm
    Videoconference with Ginni Rometty, former CEO, IBM, Kate Reschenberg, Executive Director, Economic Club of Minnesota, and Preeti Wali, Chief of Staff, Office of Ginni Rometty
    Topic: Upcoming Economic Club of Minnesota event on February 12
    Bank staff: Meredith Lee

February 8

  • 10:30–11:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Executive Committee conference call

February 9

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Videoconference with Andrew Balsley, Senior Manager, KPMG, Noah Moravec, Managing Partner, KPMG, and Kelli Schmidt, Partner, KPMG
    Topic: Standard meeting with Bank’s external auditor regarding Bank’s 2023 year-end financial statements
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

February 12

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 11:00–1:00 pm
    Moderate Economic Club of Minnesota event featuring Ginni Rometty, former CEO, IBM
    Topic: Personal and professional history, lessons from leading IBM, diversity and inclusion, economic opportunity, artificial intelligence and machine learning, career advice
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Jorge Lomeli, Chris Long, Amy Phenix, Hazel Robischon
    Location: Metropolitan Club and Ballroom, Golden Valley, MN
    Livestreamed on Minneapolisfed.org and the Minneapolis Fed YouTube channel

February 13

  • 9:00–11:00 am
    Videoconference with FRS officials and staff
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 1:00–2:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff

February 14

  • 9:30–9:45 am
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank staff
  • 10:30–11:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Jeanne Crain, FRB Minneapolis Director and President and CEO, Bremer Financial Corporation
    Topic: Upcoming Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON) event on February 22
    Bank staff: Amy Browender
  • 3:15–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials and staff
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

February 15

  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officer and staff

February 16

  • No scheduled meetings

February 19

  • Bank Holiday

February 20

  • PTO

February 21

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Videoconference with Chris Hilger, FRB Minneapolis Board Chair and Chairman, President, and CEO, Securian Financial
    Topic: Board business
  • 10:15–10:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 10:30–11:00 am
    Meeting with Bank staff
  • 12:15–12:30 pm
    Virtual interview with Kai Ryssdal, Host and Senior Editor, Marketplace
    Topic: Monetary policy, economic outlook
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Geoff Martha, Chairman and CEO, Medtronic, Gary Corona, SVP, Global Finance, Medtronic, and Karen Parkhill, CFO, Medtronic
    Topic: Gathering information about economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Ben Malin, Andrea Raffo

February 22

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee meeting
  • 10:30–11:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Executive Committee conference call
  • 12:00–1:00 pm
    Meeting with FRS official and staff
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Speak at Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON) Community Conversation featuring:
    Abou Amara, Associate, Gustafson Gluek PLLC and VP, Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers (moderator)
    Jeanne Crain, FRB Minneapolis Director and President and CEO, Bremer Financial Corporation
    Kenneth Kelly, Chairman and CEO, First Independence Bank Warren McLean, President, NEON
    Topic: Monetary policy, economic outlook, economic inequality, minority entrepreneurship
    Bank staff: Chris Long, Amy Phenix, Andrea Raffo, Patience Ferguson
    Location: Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis, MN
    Livestreamed on Minneapolisfed.org and the Minneapolis Fed YouTube channel

February 23

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Chris Hilger, FRB Minneapolis Board Chair and Chairman, President, and CEO, Securian Financial and Paul Williams, FRB Minneapolis Board Deputy Chair and President, Project for Pride in Living
    Topic: Board business
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman

February 26

  • 10:00–10:45 am
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 11:00–11:20 am
    Meeting with Bank staff member
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers

February 27

  • 2:30–3:00 pm ET
    Meeting with Sen. Gary Peters (MI), Nicholas Graham, Legislative Assistant, Office of Sen. Gary Peters, and Isabelle Zahn, Legislative Correspondent, Office of Sen. Gary Peters
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
    Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
  • 3:00–3:30 pm ET
    Meeting with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN), Tamara Fucile, Chief of Staff, Office of Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and Baz Selassie, Deputy Legislative Director/Legislative Counsel, Office of Sen. Amy Klobuchar
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
    Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

February 28

  • 8:30–9:15 am ET
    Speak at 2024 New Reserve Bank and Branch Director Orientation hosted by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
    Topic: Conference of Presidents (COP) of the Federal Reserve System
    Location: Martin Building, Washington, DC
  • 11:00–12:00 pm ET
    Meeting with Margaret Brennan, Moderator, CBS Face the Nation, and Richard Escobedo, Producer, CBS Face the Nation
    Topic: Monetary policy, geopolitical uncertainty, the economy
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
    Location: Washington, DC
  • 1:00–2:00 pm ET
    Meeting with Washington Post Editorial Board members and news reporters
    Chuck Lane, Deputy Opinion Editor
    Heather Long, Columnist
    Catherine Rampell, Opinion Columnist
    Rachel Siegel, Federal Reserve and Domestic Economy Reporter
    Stephen Stromberg, Deputy Opinion Editor
    Topic: Monetary policy/inflation, economic conditions
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
    Location: The Washington Post, Washington, DC

February 29

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee meeting
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officer

Previous schedules

2024
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2023
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2022
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2021
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2020
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2019
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2018
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2017
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2016
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