For immediate release: February 16, 2023

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announces that Joseph (Joe) Davidson has been named senior vice president of its Supervision and Regulation (S&R) Division, effective February 16. He will report to Atlanta Fed president and chief executive officer Raphael Bostic and serve as a member of the Bank's Executive Leadership Committee.

In this position, Davidson will oversee the Atlanta Fed's supervision of state member banks, bank and financial holding companies, and US branches and agencies of foreign banking operations. He will also serve on the Federal Reserve System's Supervision Committee.

Davidson joins the Bank from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, where he most recently served as senior vice president of the Seventh District's S&R Division. In that role, he reported to S&R's executive vice president and oversaw the division's talent management, finance, business operations and analytics, quality management, conflicts of interest, applications and enforcement, and technology and records management functions. Davidson holds a bachelor's degree in in economics from Kalamazoo College in Michigan.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which encompasses Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and sections of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. As part of the nation's central banking system, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta participates in setting national monetary policy, supervises numerous commercial banks, and provides a variety of financial services to depository institutions and the US government.