Leadership Announcements for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Los Angeles Branch

San Francisco, CA — The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco announced that Roger Replogle, senior vice president and assistant branch manager was appointed Los Angeles Branch manager. Mr. Replogle was named to replace Mark Mullinix, executive vice president, who is leaving the Twelfth District to become first vice president and chief operating officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

Mr. Replogle joined the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in July 1980.  His career at the Federal Reserve has encompassed a variety of functions with increasing responsibility in financial services, operations, and administrative areas.  Mr. Replogle chairs the Federal Reserve System’s Subcommittee on Administrative Services and is a member at-large of the Business Technology Council. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Marketing Executive Program and the University of Colorado’s Payment Institute and also attended Southwest Missouri State University.

In addition, Deborah Awai, group vice president, was appointed as assistant branch manager in Los Angeles. Ms. Awai joined the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in 1999. In her current capacity, she is responsible for oversight of the Twelfth District’s five offices that maintain currency and coin processing operations. Ms. Awai has served in numerous other capacities while at the Bank, including project officer for the construction of the Phoenix Cash Operations Center in Arizona. Prior to joining the Bank, she served as senior counsel in the Legal Division of the Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C. for nine years, where she specialized in bank mergers and acquisitions and other banking supervision and regulation matters. She holds a BA with Distinction and JD degrees from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

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.