John F. Moore was appointed First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on March 1, 1996. John is also the Product Director of the Federal Reserve System’s Cash Product Office, which formulates policies and business and currency technology strategies for currency and coin services provided by all Reserve Banks in the United States and internationally. As chief operating officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, he is responsible for all administration, operating, and financial services activities in the Twelfth District. He heads the Twelfth Federal Reserve District’s payment systems, automation, accounting, electronic services, and administrative services sections, along with personnel, protection activities, and the budget and planning areas. He also serves on the Twelfth District’s Executive Committee, its top policy-making body.
Prior to John’s appointment as first vice president, he was executive vice president. In that role, he was responsible for all operations and administrative activities at the Los Angeles office, and was responsible for all check and cash operations at the San Francisco office. John was also the Cash Services Product Director for the Twelfth District and was chairman of the Federal Reserve System’s Advisory Committee on Cash Services, which formulates policies for the currency and coin services provided by all Reserve Banks across the United States. He also served on the Twelfth District’s Executive Committee.
Prior to coming to the Twelfth District, John spent 11 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. John joined the Kansas City Bank in 1980, where he worked in Bank Supervision and Regulation. He spent three years in Securities Services as a senior analyst, assistant manager, and manager. In 1985, he was named assistant vice president with responsibility for electronic payments. In 1988, he was appointed vice president over electronic payments, check collection, and business development. Over the years, he has served on several operations committees of the Federal Reserve System, including a two-year stint as chairman of the Subcommittee on Electronic Payments.
John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with the highest honors, and has also received a distinguished alumni award, from Northwest Missouri State University. He earned a graduate degree in banking from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin.