Nebraska bankers receive posts with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas

Several Nebraskans will join boards of the region’s Federal Reserve Bank.

Gregory Hohl, a fourth-generation banker from Wahoo, will serve a three-year term on the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s board of directors, following his election by commercial banks within the Federal Reserve System.

Hohl is chief executive, president and chairman of Wahoo State Bank and will represent commercial banks on the board of the Kansas City Fed.

The Kansas City Fed oversees banks in seven states, including in Nebraska.

Hohl joins fellow Nebraskan Jim Farrell, president and chief executive of Omaha-based Farmers National Co., on the board.

Leslie Andersen, president and chief executive of the Bank of Bennington, has been reappointed as the Kansas City Fed’s representative on the Federal Advisory Council, a 12-member body that advises the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

Recent appointees to boards of directors at each of the Kansas City Fed’s three branch offices also include two Omahans. The K.C. Fed has branches in Omaha, Denver and Oklahoma City.

John Bourne, an international representative for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, has been reappointed to a three-year term on the Omaha branch board. Bourne has again been designated as the board’s chairman.

Annette Hamilton, vice president and chief operating officer of Ho-Chunk Inc., also has been appointed to a three-year term on the Omaha branch board of directors.

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