Karen Gilmore is Vice President & Regional Executive of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Miami Branch
Karen is responsible for the Miami board of directors and for economic intelligence gathering in the local business and academic community to support the Bank’s contributions to the monetary policy process. She partners with the District’s other regional executives in carrying out the objectives of the Regional Economic Information Network and also oversees the Branch’s economic and financial education programs.
Most recently, Karen was a managing partner at Applied Consulting Solutions, a Miami-based firm that specializes in bank consulting in credit risk, lending production including underwriting and loan approvals, compensation and incentive plans, corporate strategic planning, budgeting, and business plan development.
Karen previously held senior leadership roles at City National Bank of Florida in Miami, serving as executive vice president and chief risk officer from January 2009 to May 2010 with responsibility for credit and regulatory risk management for all business lines, and from August 1998 to January 2009 as executive vice president and senior lending executive. She also served as senior vice president and private banking group manager at Bank of America and senior vice president at Intercontinental Bank.
Karen is an active member of the Miami business community. She serves as a director and chair emeritus of Health Foundation of South Florida and is a member of the Healthy Aging Regional Collaborative. She also serves on the board of the Florida Council of Economic Education and Center for Financial Training. She formerly served on the YWCA-USA’s board of directors and on the Asset Management Committee. Karen is former president, vice president and treasurer for the YWCA of Greater Miami and former trustee for the Miami Chamber of Commerce. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Central Florida.