Mark A. Gould
Mark A. Gould was appointed first vice president and chief operating officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on February 1, 2014. In this role he is responsible for operations, administration, finance, and support services across the Bank’s six operating centers. Additionally he serves as Cash Product Director for the Federal Reserve System’s Cash Product Office, which develops strategy, policy guidance, and technology direction for all Federal Reserve System cash operations nationwide, ensuring the stable supply of US currency and coin globally. On a national level he chairs the System’s Enterprise Payments Committee and serves on several other governance and advisory bodies.
Mr. Gould joined the San Francisco Fed in 1991. During his career with the Bank he has held a variety of senior management roles, driving strategy and execution for payments, information technology, and operations functions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Pacific Lutheran University and a master’s degree in applied economics from Seattle University. Mr. Gould currently serves as a vice chair on the Board of Regents of Pacific Lutheran University.