Carrie Besnette Hauser was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Economic Advisory Council on Jan. 1. 2019. She is president and chief executive officer of Colorado Mountain College, a nearly 20,000-student institution spanning 11 campuses in the central Rocky Mountains.

Ms. Hauser previously has had leadership roles at the Kauffman Foundation, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Daniels Fund.

She received a master’s and Ph.D. from the University of California-Los Angeles and her undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona.