April 16, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City - Denver Branch
The roundtable will be held over lunch on April 16, 2019, from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Following a presentation on the state of the United States’ economy by Ms. Alison Felix, Vice President, Economist and Denver Branch Executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Members will be expected to contribute to a conversation on the evolution of how our Members' individual sectors impact the United States’ economy.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is interested in responses to the following questions from our Members:
The information discussed during this roundtable will be shared with Esther George, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, to help her understand the effects of our Members' sectors in our region as she prepares to participate at the Federal Open Market Committee meetings. The Denver Branch is one the offices responsible for Federal Reserve activities in the Tenth District, with headquarters in Kansas City, covers all of Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma, as well as parts of Missouri and New Mexico.
Alison Felix is vice president and Denver Branch executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. In this role, she serves as the Bank's regional economist and representative in the states of Colorado, Wyoming and northern New Mexico. Felix also recruits and works closely with the Branch’s board of directors and is responsible for briefing the Kansas City Fed’s president—a member of the Federal Open Market Committee—on economic and business activity in the Denver region's states. Felix’s research focuses on public finance and labor issues, with an emphasis on tax policy, state and local government finance and the economics of education. Felix joined the Federal Reserve in 2007 as an economist in the Regional Affairs Department in Kansas City. She was appointed Denver Branch Executive in 2012. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Kansas State University.