Omicron Delta Epsilon lecturer demystifies role of Federal Reserve Bank

Buies Creek, N.C.—Richard Kaglic, an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Va. will deliver Campbell University’s Omicron Delta Epsilon lecture on Monday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. in Lynch Auditorium of the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business. Kaglic will discuss the role of the Federal Reserve Bank in the U.S. financial system, how it contributed to the recent financial crisis and how the bank responded.

 A regional economist at the Charlotte branch of the Richmond Federal Reserve, Kaglic joined the Research Department in 2009. He is responsible for analyzing regional economic conditions and developments as well as educating the region’s diverse constituents on the role of the Federal Reserve and its district banks.

Prior to joining the Richmond Federal Reserve, Kaglic was a senior economist for Eaton Corporation, a Cleveland-based manufacturer, and chief economist for the Washington State Employment Security Department. He spent 11 years as a senior business economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, monitoring regional economic conditions and writing the bank’s widely disseminated Beige Book contribution.

Kaglic graduated from Youngstown State University in 1991 and received a master’s degree from Youngstown in 1992.