Bill Howden has been named assistant vice president of Facilities Management at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, effective September 11.
Formerly the senior director of facilities, real estate, and master planning at Hennepin Healthcare, Howden steps into a vacancy left by the recent retirement of Todd Maki.
This position is responsible for overseeing all operations related to maintenance, repair, assessment, planning, and vendor management for the Minneapolis Fed’s property and built environment, as well as the mail room and event services.
Howden has a master’s degree in real estate and construction from the University of Denver, a bachelor’s degree in facilities management from North Dakota State University, and numerous professional certifications and licenses in the field.
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.