We’re so excited that Sarah Devany has joined us as the San Francisco Fed’s first vice president and chief operating officer. Get to know her better with these fun facts.
- Grew up in Chicago, has been a Californian since 1983, and loves being outside year-round
- Has an elderly gentleman cat named Dusty
- Terrible at barre, but does it anyway
- Takes BART to work
- Majored in English at UC Berkeley
- Loves hiking with friends
- Aunt-in-law Betty Sommers worked for the SF Fed in the late 1940s, starting in Cash and ending in the Head Office
- Married 33 years with two kids who’ve left the nest
- Loved waiting tables while in school–breakfast was her favorite shift
- Worked in financial services since 1996, most recently as president of TIAA-Kaspick
- Voracious reader—favorite books from 2021 are American Estrangement, Red Island House, and Difficult Women
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