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Board Of Governors Of Federal Reserve System Names Beguin to National Advisory Council

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Austin Capital Bank CEO and Founder to Serve on Community Depository Institutions Council

Austin, TX (Dec. 13, 2019) – Erik Beguin, founder and CEO of Austin Capital Bank, has been named by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to serve on its national Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (National CDIAC) for 2020, it was announced today in Washington.

The National CDIAC advises the Board on the economy, lending conditions, and other issues of interest to community depository institutions. Members are selected from representatives of commercial banks, thrift institutions, and credit unions serving on local advisory councils at the 12 Federal Reserve Banks. One member of each of the Reserve Bank councils serves on National CDIAC, which meets twice a year with the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC.

“Being selected to serve on the National CDIAC is one of the highest honors a community focused banker can receive, and I am honored to have been selected as one of 12 committee members from the thousands of community banks and credit unions nationwide,” said Beguin. “I take my duty to represent the community banks, credit unions, and communities of the 11th Federal Reserve District seriously and will do my best to represent and advocate for them at the national level.”

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

The Board of Governors–located in Washington, D.C.–is the governing body of the Federal Reserve System. It is run by seven members, or “governors,” who are nominated by the President of the United States and confirmed in their positions by the U.S. Senate. The Board of Governors guides the operation of the Federal Reserve System to promote the goals and fulfill the responsibilities given to the Federal Reserve by the Federal Reserve Act. All of the members of the Board serve on the FOMC, which is the body within the Federal Reserve that sets monetary policy for the United States of America.

About Austin Capital Bank

Austin Capital Bank is a 5-Star rated, FDIC-insured, independent community bank located in Austin, Texas. Austin Capital Bank is consistently recognized as a top performing financial institution and has been ranked on consecutive INC. 5000 lists since 2016. Austin Capital Bank is unique among community banks in that it defines ‘community’ as a common set of needs and values vs the traditional geographic focus of community banks. Austin Capital Bank offers proprietary branded digital banking services nationwide enabled by its own custom-built banking-as-a-service platform and digital banking products group.