Jennifer Hamann was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Economic Advisory Council on Jan. 1. 2021. She is executive vice president and chief financial officer at Union Pacific Railroad. As CFO, Ms. Hamann serves on the Grupo Ferroviario Mexicano and TTX Company boards of directors.

Ms. Hamann serves on the LEAD executive advisory council and the board of trustees for the Omaha Community Playhouse. She has served as a former president of Union Pacific’s LEAD (Lead, Educate, Achieve, Develop) women’s initiative and as a member of the board of directors for the Women’s Center for Advancement and Creighton University’s Accounting advisory committee.

She received an MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She also has fulfilled the requirements and examinations necessary to receive a Certified Public Accountant certificate.