Jacqueline D. Reses joins Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Advisory Council

March 31, 2015

Jacqueline D. Reses

Jacqueline D. Reses

San Francisco, CA – The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco announced that Jacqueline D. Reses, chief development officer for Yahoo, was appointed a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC). 

At Yahoo, Jackie directs the company’s M&A strategy, leading acquisitions and integration of technology and talent from dozens of companies into the business, including Tumblr, Brightroll and Flurry. Until recently, Jackie was on the Board of Directors of Alibaba Group, China’s largest online and mobile commerce company. Jackie is also involved with extracurricular positions at a number of organizations and non-profit boards.

Prior to Yahoo, Jackie led the U.S. media group at Apax Partners, one of the largest global private equity firms, served as CEO of iBuilding Inc., a real estate software business spent, and worked seven years at Goldman Sachs in mergers and acquisitions and the principal investment area. She has a patent pending for “Systems and Methods for Equitably Determining Employee Compensation.” She received a bachelor’s degree in economics with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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 (chairman), corporate vice president and treasurer, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA.
John E. (Jack) Pelo (vice chairman), president and CEO, Swire Coca-Cola USA, Draper, UT.
James Beer, executive vice president and CFO, McKesson Corporation, San Francisco, CA.
Richard C. Blum, chairman and CEO, Blum Capital Partners, San Francisco, CA.
Jake Boyer, president and CEO, the Boyer Company, Salt Lake City, UT.
Ian T. Clark, CEO, Genentech, San Francisco, CA.
Philip L. Francis, retired executive chairman, PetSmart, Phoenix, AZ.
Kathryn A. Hall, CEO and co-chief investment officer, Hall Capital Partners, LLC, San Francisco, CA.
Donald R. Knauss, executive chairman, The Clorox Company, Oakland, CA.
Kevin Leader, principal vice president and treasurer, Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco, CA.
Mary Pat Thompson, CFO and senior vice president, MWI Veterinary Supply, Boise, ID.
Thomas E. Vice, president, Aerospace Systems, Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA.


Rob Sholars
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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