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Gary H. Stern Former President (1985 - 2009)

Ph.D. in economics from Rice University; A.B. in economics from Washington University, St. Louis

Gary H. Stern was president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis from March 1985 through August 2009 (the longest-serving president in the Bank’s history). Stern joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis in January 1982 as senior vice president and director of Research, and his prior experience included seven years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Along with Minneapolis Fed Senior Vice President Ron Feldman, Stern co-authored Too Big to Fail: The Hazards of Bank Bailouts, published by The Brookings Institution (2004).