Mr. Kenneth C. Montgomery

First Vice President and Chief Operation Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
 
Kenneth C. Montgomery, first vice president and chief operating officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, is responsible for the Bank’s financial and U.S. Treasury services, information technology, regional outreach and community development, strategic planning, human resources, corporate support, and administrative activities. Montgomery also directs financial management strategies and operations ina national capacity as function director for the Federal Reserve System’s Financial Support Office. In addition, he serves on the Fed’s Financial Services Policy Committee, which sets the strategic direction for the evolving U.S. payment system, and he is a former chair and member Federal Reserve’s Conference of First Vice Presidents.
 
Prior to joining the Boston Fed in 2010, Montgomery was executive vice president and Federal Reserve System chief technology officer based out of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. In this role, he presided over a broad swath of information technology functions that guide and support technology groups at Regional Banks across the Federal Reserve System. His responsibilities included business consulting, technology and strategic planning and standards development, information security policy and risk management, high-intensity solutions engineering, and overall national program management. Montgomery’s Fed career began at the New York Fed in 1983.
 
Montgomery, originally from Kearny, New Jersey, received a bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University and M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
 
He serves as chair of the Boston Private Industry Council - Boston’s Workforce Development Board; is an executive committee member of the Boston Municipal Research Bureau, and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.