Elizabeth Duke, Fed Board of Governors member, to speak Jan. 16 in Robins School of Business Executive Speaker Series
January 4, 2012
Elizabeth Duke will speak about her progression from a community banker to the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System on Jan. 16, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Camp Concert Hall.
Duke’s lecture is presented by the university’s Robins School of Business Executive Speaker Series, in conjunction with the Stanley S. Watts Lectureship and funded in part by a grant from the Manville Foundation for Private Enterprise.
All events in the Robins Executive Speaker series are free and open to the public. Advance registration is required by Jan. 8 online at http://tiny.cc/governorduke011612. For more information, contact Andi Minor at 804-289-8813 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duke took office in August 2008, filling an unexpired term that ends Jan. 31, 2012. Before her appointment, she was senior executive vice president and COO of TowneBank, a Virginia-based community bank. Duke previously worked as an executive vice president of Wachovia and SouthTrust banks and president and CEO of Virginia Beach-based Bank of Tidewater.
The Stanley S. Watts Lectureship was established in 1974 to honor Stanley S. Watts, a 1943 graduate of the University of Richmond. The Stanley S. Watts lecture brings a variety of leaders from business and government to campus to talk about the financial services industry.
Upcoming Robins Executive series speakers include:
- Melanie Healey, group president, Procter & Gamble, Feb 15. One of Fortune’s “50 Most Powerful People,” Healey will speak about her career, Procter & Gamble and her perspective on leadership.
- Ruth McCartney, CEO, McCartney Music and Multimedia Inc., March 28. McCartney will discuss her start in the multimedia field managing The Beatles’ fan mail, social media strategies, new source codes systems and warnings about the digital world.