Mr. Gould is senior vice president and National Cash Product Office manager for the Federal Reserve System’s Cash Product Office, which is headquartered in the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank. The Federal Reserve System operates twenty-eight cash processing locations in the United States, providing US currency and coin to financial institutions domestically and around the world. The Cash Product Office provides standard software and processing tools for all cash processing and vault automation systems nationwide, and guides policy, product development, and capacity planning for all Federal Reserve cash operations.
In addition to his Cash Product Office duties, Mr. Gould serves as Branch manager for the Seattle Branch, overseeing the Seattle Branch board of directors and its contribution to monetary policy decisions.
Mr. Gould joined the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in 1991. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Pacific Lutheran University and a master’s degree in applied economics from Seattle University. During his career with the Bank, he has managed the Twelfth District’s retail payments, cash processing, and information technology areas, in addition to working on several large-scale System-level projects. Early in his career, he completed a rotational assignment at the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Gould is a member of the Bank’s Executive Committee, the Federal Reserve System’s Business Technology Council, and the Federal Reserve System’s Financial Services Council. He is active in the Seattle community, serving as a member of the Seattle Community Development Roundtable, chairing the Seattle University Albers School Economics Advisory Board, and serving as a mentor for graduate and undergraduate economics students at Seattle University.