Membership Changes for Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Advisory Council

San Francisco, California — The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco announced that Robert (Bob) C. Donegan, president of Ivar’s Restaurants, was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC). Mr. Donegan’s term began on June 1 of this year and lasts through December 31, 2019.

Robert (Bob) C. Donegan

Robert (Bob) C. Donegan

Prior to becoming president of Ivar’s Restaurants in 2001, Mr. Donegan spent three years as the Seattle-based company’s vice president, CFO and director. He also served as executive vice president and CFO at Peete’s Coffee from 1996 to 1998.

Mr. Donegan earned undergraduate degrees in economics and journalism from the University of Wisconsin. He also holds a master’s degree in public and private management from Yale University.

EAC members provide the Bank’s senior management with information on current and pending developments in the regional and national economies. All members serve three year terms.

The balance of the San Francisco Fed’s Economic Advisory Council includes:

George Zinn (Chair), corporate vice president and treasurer, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

John (Jack) E. Pelo (Vice Chair), president and chief executive officer, Swire Coca-Cola, USA, Draper, UT

James A. Beer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, McKesson Corporation, San Francisco, CA

Theodore (Ted) F. Craver, Jr., retired chairman and chief executive officer, Edison International, Rosemead, CA

Philip L. Francis, retired, executive chairman, PetSmart, Inc., Phoenix, AZ

Katheryn A. Hall, chief executive officer and co-chief investment officer, Hall Capital Partners, LLC, San Francisco CA

Donald R. Knauss, retired, executive chairman, The Clorox Company, Oakland, CA

Kevin C. Leader, principal vice president and treasurer, Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco, CA

Jacqueline D. Reses, Square Capital lead and people lead, Square, Inc., San Francisco, CA

Willa Seldon, partner, The Bridgespan Group, San Francisco, CA

Mary Pat B. Thompson, senior vice president, finance, MWI Animal Health/AmerisourceBergen, Boise, ID

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (SF Fed) serves the public by promoting a healthy, sustainable economy, and supporting the nation’s financial and payment systems. With offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland and Phoenix, the Bank serves the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes one-fifth of the nation’s population and represents the world’s fourth-largest economy. As part of the nation’s central bank, the SF Fed informs monetary policy, regulates banks, administers certain consumer protection laws and acts as a financial partner to the U.S. government.