New Appointments Announced for Atlanta Fed's Miami Branch Board of Directors

For immediate release: January 7, 2022

MIAMI—The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announces the appointment of Michael A. Finney and Ginger Martin to the Miami Branch board of directors. Finney was appointed by the Board of Governors to a three-year term beginning January 1, 2022, and ending December 31, 2024. Martin was appointed by the Atlanta board of directors to a three-year term beginning January 1, 2022, and ending December 31, 2024.

Finney is president and CEO of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the economic development organization for Miami-Dade County. He serves as a board member on the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. Finney is a graduate of Central Michigan University and Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan.

Martin is president and CEO of the American National Bank in Oakland Park, Florida, and has been with the bank since 1997. She is a member of the Broward Workshop and the Council of Economic Advisors for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce , and she is a certified public accountant. Martin is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

The remaining directors of the Atlanta Fed's Miami Branch include:

  • Eduardo Arriola, chairman and CEO of Apollo Bank in Miami (term expires December 31, 2022);
  • Ana M. Menendez, chief financial officer and treasurer of Watsco Inc. in Coconut Grove, Florida (term expires December 31, 2022);
  • Daniel Lavender, CEO of the Moorings Park Institute in Naples, Florida (term expires December 31, 2023);
  • Keith T. Koenig, CEO of City Furniture in Tamarac, Florida (term expires December 31, 2023); 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 | 470-249-8348