Appointments Announced for Atlanta Fed's Miami Branch

For immediate release: January 10, 2023

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announces the appointments of Rita Case, Kathleen Cannon, and Jose E. Cueto to the Miami Branch board of directors. Case was appointed by the Board of Governors and Cueto was appointed by the Atlanta board of directors, both to three-year terms beginning January 1, 2023, and ending December 31, 2025. Cannon was appointed by the Board of Governors to an unexpired term beginning January 1, 2023, and ending December 31, 2024.

Case is president, CEO, and owner of Rick Case Automotive Group in Sunrise, Florida. She is a Horatio Alger Association and Boys & Girls Club of Broward County board member, a trustee for Nova Southeastern University, and a graduate of the University of California, Davis. Cannon is president and CEO of United Way of Broward County in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She serves as the cochair on the Prosperity Partnership board and is a graduate of Florida International University and Moravian University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Cueto is president and CEO of International Finance Bank in Miami. He serves as a board member of the South Florida Banking Institute. Cueto is a graduate of Florida International University.

The other directors of the Atlanta Fed's Miami Branch are:

  • Daniel Lavender, CEO of the Moorings Park Institute in Naples, Florida (term expires December 31, 2023),
  • Keith T. Koenig (board chair), CEO of City Furniture in Tamarac, Florida (term expires December 31, 2023),
  • Ginger Martin, president and CEO of American National Bank in Oakland, Florida (term expires December 31, 2024), and
  • N. Maria Menendez, chief financial officer of GL Homes of Florida Holding Corporation in Sunrise, Florida (term expires December 31, 2023).

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta branch directors provide economic information from their industries and the branch territory to the district Bank's president and head office directors, who use the information in discussing monetary policy options and making discount rate recommendations. The Board of Governors appoints three of the Miami Branch directors, and the Atlanta head office directors appoint four.

Contact: Monique Broughton Knight | 470-330-7276