Who We Are

When you mention the Federal Reserve System most people think of money. That's because, as the central bank of the United States, we deal with money in all its many forms, but we're much more than that.

People who work together to achieve the goals of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, the Ninth Federal Reserve District. (The Ninth District is comprised of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.) Together with eleven other districts throughout the country, our fundamental mission is to foster the stability, integrity, and efficiency of the nation’s monetary, financial and payment systems to promote optimal economic performance.

In pursuing this mission, we promote the public interest, adhere to the highest standards of integrity, manage operations efficiently and effectively, and value independent viewpoints.

Our Values

Our core values represent what we stand for as an organization. They guide our decisions, our words, and our actions. 

Our core values are:

Service—We serve the public

IntegrityWe do the right thing and uphold the highest ethical standards

InclusionWe treat everyone with respect and embrace our differences 

InitiativeWe challenge ourselves to advance our mission and deliver excellence

AccountabilityWe take responsibility for our actions and our performance

ObjectivityWe ground our work in rigorous independent analysis

Our Core Competencies

As an organization, we are looking for people with certain core competencies, a willingness to develop new skills and knowledge, and a commitment to life-long learning. Competencies act as a compass, directing our path to training, development, and the performance feedback process. Our core competencies include:

  • Adaptability & Flexibility
  • Bank & Job Knowledge
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Organization & Planning
  • Professionalism & Leadership
  • Thinking & Judgment

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