Román D. Hernández Appointed to the Portland Branch Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

January 10, 2013

Román D. Hernández

Román D. Hernández

Portland, OR – The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has appointed Román D. Hernández, shareholder and attorney at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt in Portland, Oregon, to its Portland Branch board of directors, effective January 1, 2013.

Mr. Hernández is an active member of the business community and recently served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The HNBA Legal Education Fund and currently serves as a director of Oregon Health & Science University and The Oregon Community Foundation. Mr. Hernández is a former National President of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), and he is a past President of the Board of Directors of the Portland Hispanic Chamber. He received his JD from the Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College, and his BS from Oregon State University.

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; Roger Hinshaw, Bank of America; Tamara Lundgren, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.; and Dr. Joseph Robertson Jr., Oregon Health & Science University.

Lorraine Thayer
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Portland Branch
(503) 276-3012

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