Jewish Federation’s Montefiore Society offers presentation by former Federal Reserve exec

Gary Stern will speak at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Montefiore Society spring lecture and networking event June 11. Stern, immediate past president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and co-author of “Too Big to Fail: The Hazards of Bank Bailouts,” will speak on “Three Challenges Confronting Economic Policy.” The discussion will center on the challenges of economic growth, the Federal budget imbalance and Stern’s book. The event takes place at Washington University’s John E. Simon Hall, Room 112, with a networking reception hosted by Wash. U’s Business School at 5:30 p.m. and the lecture starting at 6:30. Free for Montefiore Society members and $25 for non-members.

Stern, who retired from the Federal Reserve Bank in 2009, is the longest-serving president in the Federal Reserve Bank’s history. He is a graduate of Wash. U and a recipient the university’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. 

The Society is open to Jewish accountants, stockbrokers, bankers, financial planners, insurance brokers and others in financial services in St. Louis. To RSVP for the lecture featuring Stern, go to 

For more information, contact Jessica Litwack at [email protected].