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Roy Lopez

Dallas Fed
Chair of Community Leadership Council

Lopez leads the Dallas Fed’s community development function, promoting economic growth and financial stability for low- and moderate-income communities through resources and innovative ideas that connect them to opportunities available in the mainstream economy. He also Chairs the Community Leadership Council for the Dallas Fed. 

He originally joined the Bank in 2005 in the Community Development Department. His responsibilities have included strategic planning, and management and implementation of outreach programs across the Eleventh Federal Reserve District. Lopez previously worked as a community development banker for Capital One Bank. He managed the bank’s external relationships, community development philanthropy and high-impact Community Reinvestment Act programs in the Dallas–Fort Worth market.

Lopez serves on several nonprofit boards, including the Center for Nonprofit Management, RAISE Texas and Navicore Solutions. He is a 2015 Presidential Leadership Scholar, a leadership development initiative in conjunction with the presidential centers of George W. Bush and William J. Clinton. He is also a member of the University of Texas at Arlington’s Financial Capability Board, UTA president’s Hispanic Advisory Council and a Social Venture Partner.

He is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has a master’s degree from Trinity University in San Antonio.