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Featured Event

Neel Kashkari
President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
When: Monday, May 9, 2016
Luncheon: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
       Where:  Minneapolis Hilton
       Salon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
       1001 Marquette Avenue
       Minneapolis, MN 55403
Neel Kashkari took office as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis on Jan. 1, 2016. In this role, he serves on the Federal Open Market Committee, bringing the Fed’s Ninth District’s perspective to monetary policy discussions in Washington. In addition to his responsibilities as a monetary policymaker, Kashkari oversees all operations of the bank, including supervision and regulation, and payments services.
Kashkari began his career as an aerospace engineer at TRW in Redondo Beach, Calif., where he developed technology for NASA space science missions. Following graduate school, he joined Goldman Sachs in San Francisco, where he helped technology companies raise capital and pursue strategic transactions.
From 2006 to 2009, Kashkari served in several senior positions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In 2008, he was confirmed as assistant secretary of the Treasury. In this role, he oversaw the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) during the financial crisis. Kashkari received the Alexander Hamilton Award, the Treasury Department’s highest honor for distinguished service.
Following his tenure in Washington, Kashkari returned to California in 2009 and joined PIMCO as managing director and member of the executive office. He left the firm in 2013 to explore returning to public service.
In January 2014, Kashkari was a gubernatorial candidate in the state of California, running on a platform focused on economic opportunity.
Kashkari earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Job Opportunity

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Upcoming Luncheons

Members & Sponsors Only Event
Ben Heineman, Former General Counsel, General Electric
What: Mr. Heineman will be discussing his new book: The Inside Counsel Revolution 
When: Monday, May 24, 2016
Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Ken Powell
Chairman of the Board and CEO
General Mills
When: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Reception: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Remarks: 6:00 p.m.
Where:  TBA
Washington, D.C.

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