- Elizabeth A. Duke
Elizabeth "Betsy" A. Duke (born
July 23, 1952) [ [http://www.forbes.com/reuters/feeds/reuters/2008/06/30/2008-06-30T200724Z_01_N30435298_RTRIDST_0_USA-FED-BOARD-FACTBOX.html Reuters FACTBOX-Federal Reserve Board: Who's Who] June 30, 2008. Accessed July 1, 2008.] is a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Systemof the United States. She was confirmed by the Senate June 27, 2008to fill an unexpired term ending January 31, 2012. She is the seventh woman to be appointed to the Board.
Early life and education
Elizabeth Duke was born in
Portsmouth, Virginiaand grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She first studied physics at North Carolina State Universitybefore transferring to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated with a bachelor of fine arts in drama in 1974. After graduating, she worked as a part-time teller at First and Merchants National Bank in Virginia Beach because she "needed a job." [ Falck, Michelle M. [http://www.odu.edu/ao/alumni_magazine/fall07/highfinance.html High Finance, Career bank executive Betsy Duke awaits action on Fed nomination] , Old Dominion University magazine. Fall 2007. Accessed July 1, 2008.]
In 1978, she became the vice president and chief financial officer of the Bank of Virginia Beach. While working full time, she attended
Old Dominion Universitypart time and received her MBAin 1983. She transferred to the Bank of Tidewater in 1985 as vice president and chief financial officer. She became its president in 1987 and chief executive officer in 1991. She was selected as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in 1998 and, in 1999, she was elected president of the Virginia Bankers Association.Duke remained as president and CEO of Bank of Tidewater until it was acquired by SouthTrustin 2001. SouthTrust made her executive vice president of community bank development. When Wachoviaacquired SouthTrust in 2004, Duke remained an executive VP, but in charge of the merger project office. She was also elected chairman of the American Bankers Association for the 2004-05 year. In 2005, she became senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of TowneBank. She was nominated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve by President George W. Bushon May 15, 2007.
*Member of the executive advisory council,
Old Dominion UniversityBusiness School.
*Member of Virginia Council on Economic Education 2005-2006 Board of Directors
*Commended as an exceptional role model for women in the banking industry by the Virginia General Assembly in 2005. [ [http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?051+ful+HJ835 House Joint Resolution No. 835 commending Elizabeth A. Duke] , offered January 24, 2005. Accessed July 1, 2008.]
* [http://banking.senate.gov/public/_files/duke.pdf Statement] before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, August 2, 2007
* [http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/05/20070515-4.html Nomination by George W. Bush] , May 15, 2007
* [http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2008/06/29/who-is-elizabeth-duke/ Who Is Elizabeth Duke?] Real Time Economics blog at the
Wall Street Journal. June 29, 2008.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Elizabeth Ann Duke — (born November 25, 1940) is a former teacher, philanthropist and militant fugitive best known for her involvement with a number of political organizations, and subsequent flight from prosecution. She is currently wanted by the Federal Bureau of… … Wikipedia
Elizabeth Duke — For other people named Elizabeth Duke, see Elizabeth Duke (disambiguation). Elizabeth M. Duke, PhD Elizabeth M. Duke was the administrator for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) from March 6, 2002 to February 28, 2009. HRSA… … Wikipedia
Elizabeth II — (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) born 1926, queen of Great Britain since 1952 (daughter of George VI). * * * in full Elizabeth Alexandra Mary born April 21, 1926, London, Eng. Queen of the United Kingdom from 1952. She became heir presumptive… … Universalium
Duke of Marmalade — Racing colours of Susan Magnier … Wikipedia
Elizabeth Howard, Duchess of Norfolk — Elizabeth Howard nee Stafford (1494 30 November1558) was the daughter of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and the wife of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk. Family Elizabeth was born in 1494, the eldest daughter of Edward Stafford, 3rd… … Wikipedia
Elizabeth I — (Elizabeth Tudor) 1533 1603, queen of England 1558 1603 (successor of Mary I; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn). * * * born Sept. 7, 1533, Greenwich, near London, Eng. died March 24, 1603, Richmond, Surrey Queen of England (1558–1603).… … Universalium
Elizabeth Dole — United States Senator from North Carolina In office January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2009 Preceded by … Wikipedia
Elizabeth Tilney — Elizabeth Tilney, Countess of Surrey (before 1447 ndash; 4 April1497) was the first wife of Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk and the mother of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk. She was the maternal grandmother of Anne Boleyn and the paternal… … Wikipedia
Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg — Prince of Mirow Spouse Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe Hildburghausen Issue Duchess Christiane Duchess Karoline Duke Adolf Friedrich IV Duchess Elizabeth Christine Duchess Sophie Louise Duke Charles II Duke Ernst Gottlob Charlotte, Queen of… … Wikipedia
Elizabeth Stafford, Countess of Sussex — Elizabeth Stafford (born c. 1479 ndash; 11 May, 1532) was a daughter of Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and his wife Catherine Woodville. She was a sister of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Henry Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire … Wikipedia