Salt Lake Fed Branch Names New Director

Salt Lake City, August 1 – The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco announced that it has appointed Patrick F. Keenan, Chief Financial Officer, Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper, South Jordan, Utah, a Director of the Salt Lake City Branch effective August 1, 2012 to fill a vacancy on the Branch’s Board.

Other members of the Fed’s Salt Lake City Branch Board of Directors are: Scott Hymas, Chairman, Salt Lake City Branch Board and Chief Executive Officer, R.C. Willey Home Furnishings, Salt Lake City, Utah; Carol Carter, President and Chief Executive Officer, Industrial Compressor Products, Inc., Park City, Utah; Josh England, President, England Logistics, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah; Damon G. Miller, Utah Market President, U.S. Bank, Salt Lake City, Utah; Albert T. Wada, Chairman, Wada Farms Inc., Pingree, Idaho; and Bradley J. Wiskirchen, Chief Executive Officer of Keynetics Inc. Boise, Idaho.

Patrick F. Keenan is Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper, South Jordan, Utah, a fully integrated mining, concentrating, smelting and refining company. Mr. Keenan’s Rio Tinto career began with an accounting position with Kennecott Utah Copper, followed by international assignments in Papua, Indonesia; London, England and Perth, Australia. He returned to Utah in 2008 to assume his current role as Chief Financial Officer.

A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Mr. Keenan received a Bachelor of Sciences degree in accounting from the University of Utah and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Active in community affairs, he is currently serving, or has served on educational, corporate advisory, and boards of directors, including the University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business, the International Copper Association, The Children’s Center and the International School of Western Australia. In 2011, he was named CFO of the Year by Utah Business Magazine.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco provides wholesale banking services to financial institutions in the nine western states through its head office in San Francisco, branch offices in Los Angeles, Portland, Salt Lake City, and Seattle, and a cash processing office in Phoenix. As the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve System formulates monetary policy, serves as a bank regulator, administers certain consumer protection laws, and is fiscal agent for the U.S. government.


Paul Morley
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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco