Luis Faura Appointed to the Los Angeles Branch Board of 
the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

November 18, 2015

Luis Faura

Luis Faura

Los Angeles, California – The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has appointed Luis Faura, president and chief executive officer of C&F Foods Inc., to its Los Angeles Branch board of directors, effective January 1, 2016.

At C&F Foods, a major originator and packer of dried beans, peas, rice and popcorn and ancient grains, Mr. Faura oversees the company’s product operations, new business development, acquisitions, procurement, global sales, finances, personnel, product innovation and marketing along with managing policies and procedures. He is also responsible for accelerating the company’s growth and expanding its market presence.

Mr. Faura serves as chairman of the board of trustee’s at the University of La Verne, member of the board for Armstrong/Pikes Nurseries, as well as on the advisory boards for Pepperdine University and Padres Contra El Cancer, and is an active member of Vistage. He holds a BS degree from the University of La Verne, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in business for executives program in the Watson Graduate School of Management at Oklahoma State University.

The Los Angeles Branch board of directors provides economic perspective on the region to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s board of directors.

Other members of the Los Angeles Branch board include: James A. Hughes (chairman), First Solar, Inc.; Gina Marie Lindsey; Robert H. Gleason, Evans Hotels; Ilyanne Morden Kichaven, SAG-AFTRA; John C. Molina, Molina Healthcare, Inc.; David I. Rainer, California United Bank; and Peggy Tsiang Cherng, Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

Matthew Schiffgens
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
(415) 974-3246

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, with branch offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, and Portland, and a cash processing office in Phoenix, provides wholesale banking services to financial institutions throughout the nine western states. As the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve System formulates monetary policy, serves as a bank regulator, administers certain consumer protection laws, and is fiscal agent for the U.S. government. Follow us on Twitter at