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For immediate release
Contact: Katherine Dibling, Public Affairs Specialist, (215) 574-4119
Philadelphia, Pa. - The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has announced the promotions of Chris Henderson to assistant vice president, overseeing enforcement and institutional surveillance in the Supervision, Regulation and Credit Department; Stan Sienkiewicz to assistant vice president, research support, in the Research Department; and Charles Kirkland to financial statistics officer in the Financial Statistics Department.
Henderson has been a retail risk officer since 2009. Since joining the Bank in 2005, he has been a contributor in the areas of retail risk analysis, Basel II, stress testing, and the quantification of consumer credit activities. He was previously employed at MBNA America Bank as an economist in Corporate Risk Management and also worked in risk management at Wells Fargo. Henderson began his career as an economist at the Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C. He serves on the board of trustees at EducationWorks. Henderson has a doctorate in economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Sienkiewicz has been with the Research Department since 2008 and was promoted to research support officer in 2010. As assistant vice president, he will oversee the design of the research area network, managing the automation environment and actively participating on the System's subcommittee on research automation. Prior to joining the Research Department, he spent seven years as a senior manager in the Bank's Payment Cards Center. He began his career with the Bank in 1984 as a research assistant and has held numerous positions in the Business Planning and Financial Management Services departments. He is a member of the Community College of Philadelphia's Business Administration Advisory Committee. Sienkiewicz holds a master's degree in economics from Fordham University and a bachelor's degree in economics from Holy Family University. He also earned a master's degree in systematic theology from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.
Kirkland has served as financial statistics manager since 2006. He is a member of the Federal Reserve System's Statistics and Reserves Training Subcommittee and chairs and instructs workshops for analysts to help them develop advanced data analysis techniques. He also chairs a System work group that promotes and supports the development of data analysis tools and techniques across the System's statistics function. Kirkland joined the Bank in 1991 as a statistical reports analyst. He earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Pennsylvania State University.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank and savings and loan holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. It is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank serves eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.