Tara Humston, a Topeka, Kan., native and career bank supervisor at the Kansas City Fed, has been named senior vice president with responsibility for the Bank’s Supervision and Risk Management Division.

With the promotion, Humston joins the Bank’s Management Committee and will lead the supervision of the Tenth District’s state member banks, bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies. In addition, she will be responsible for the Bank’s discount window and national technology initiatives supporting Federal Reserve System supervision staff.

The Tenth Federal Reserve District, which includes western Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming and northern New Mexico, is home to 180 state member banks.

Humston began her career at the Bank as an analyst in the Bank’s Statistical Services Department in 1998. She transferred to the Exams and Inspections Department as an assistant examiner in 1999 and held various examiner positions before being promoted to manager in 2005. She was appointed assistant vice president in 2010 with responsibility for the Administrative Services, Information Services, and Surveillance and Risk Analysis departments. She returned to the Exams and Inspections Department in 2011.

In 2015, Humston expanded her responsibilities and served as assistant secretary to the Board of Directors for two years. In 2016 she was appointed vice president of Support Solutions; Credit and Risk Management; and Statistics, Structure and Reserves. Humston also has led Federal Reserve System assignments.

She succeeds Kevin Moore as SRM’s leader. Moore retired after 37 years of service with the Bank. Humston’s promotion was effective May 1.

Humston holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Kansas.

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