Robert Hampton is an Assistant Vice President in the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He joined the Bank in 1989 as a Research Associate and held various positions in the Economic Research Department. He was promoted to Department Manager in 1995 and named Staff Manager in 2005. Robert oversees the Research Division's administrative activities and is the supervising officer for the Research Library. A native of Kansas City, Robert holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in economics from Kansas State University and is a Certified Financial Planner.