Brian Rice Appointed to the Portland Branch Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Brian Rice

Brian Rice

Portland, OR — The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has appointed Brian Rice, KeyBank’s regional president for Alaska, Oregon and Washington, to its Portland Branch board of directors. His three-year term began January 1, 2014. The Board of Directors provides the region’s economic perspective to the Federal Reserve Bank’s Board of Directors in San Francisco.

Mr. Rice is responsible for serving and growing KeyBank’s business, commercial and private banking client base. Prior to joining Key Private Bank in June 2002, he managed retail, business banking and private banking teams in Oregon for another major bank. He is a graduate of the University of Washington and the Pacific Coast Banking School. An active member of his community, Mr. Rice serves on the boards of local non-profit organizations including New Avenues for Youth, Oregon Bankers Association, Portland Art Museum, The Freshwater Trust, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Greater Portland, Inc., and SOLV Founders Circle.

Other members of the Portland Branch board include:

Roderick Wendt (chairman), JELD-WEN, Inc.;
S. Randolph Compton, Pioneer Trust Bank, N.A.;
Robert Hale, Hale Companies;
Román D. Hernández, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt;
Tamara Lundgren, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.; and
Dr. Joseph Robertson Jr., Oregon Health & Science University.

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.