The board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has appointed Andrea Turner vice president of Human Resources and Inclusion (HRI), effective Sept. 8, 2020. Turner will report to Senior Vice President Michael Garrett.
In this role, Turner will oversee the Bank’s human resources function, including talent management, recruiting, compensation and benefits, employee relations, and training and development. Turner will also serve as the deputy director for the Bank’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, which is housed within HRI.
“Andrea brings a clear view of the role human resources plays in our work to be a diverse, inclusive organization,” said Michael Garrett, senior vice president of HRI. “She has the vision and the experience to ensure our employees reflect the community in which we serve.”
Turner was most recently human resources director for the city of St. Paul, Minn. Immediately prior, she served as human resources director for the Minnesota Departments of Administration and Education. Turner holds a B.A. in English literature from Swarthmore College and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System, the nation’s central bank. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is responsible for the Ninth Federal Reserve District, which includes Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis participates in setting national monetary policy, supervises numerous banking organizations, and provides a variety of payments services to financial institutions and the U.S. government.