Our Mission

  • Monetary Policy: Contribute to the formulation and implementation of monetary policy that promotes financial stability and sustainable economic growth.
  • Supervision and Regulation: Provide supervisory and regulatory oversight to financial institutions in a way that fosters a sound, accessible and competitive financial system that inspires trust.
  • Financial Services: Promote a safe and efficient payments system, while providing high-quality, innovative financial services to depository institutions, the U.S. Treasury and the public.

Our Vision

  • The Public: Views the Kansas City Fed as acting in its best interest in monetary policy considerations, financial institution supervision and payment systems functions.
  • Financial Institutions: View the Kansas City Fed as an outstanding provider of payments system services and supervisor of financial institutions. Our expertise in serving community banks is widely known and highly regarded.
  • Central Bank Colleagues: View the Kansas City Fed as a leading contributor to monetary, regulatory and financial services policies and initiatives. Our leadership and influence are highly respected and sought out.

Our Values

  • Integrity: Our commitment to integrity lies at the heart of who we are and what we believe. We bring honesty, fairness, professionalism, and a strict code of ethics to all our dealings.
  • Service: We put others' needs ahead of our own, recognizing that a high standard of service to our customers, to the public, and to each other must be the focus of our corporate culture. We continually seek new ways to exceed the expectations of those we serve. We provide services that are of the highest quality and that every employee can stand behind with pride.
  • Personal Growth and Development: We are committed to building a workforce of energetic, highly motivated, and talented people, reflective of our communities and our region. All employees are encouraged to reach as high as their abilities will take them in a climate of opportunity and good will.


Being part of a diverse team empowers employees who are more engaged in our efforts to continuous improvement. Learn more about our diversity and inclusion programs and read our president's commitment to diversity.

Community Partnerships

  • Asian Chamber of Commerce
  • Black Achievers Society
  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Kansas Black Chamber of Commerce
  • National Black MBA Association
  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs
  • Urban Financial Services Coalition
  • Urban League