Jeffrey Dale, CFO, Federal Reserve Office of Employee Benefits, and Bill Mitchell, CFO, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will discuss “Federal Reserve System CFOs: Unique Roles, Structure, and Opportunities” at 1:15 P.M., May 5th, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ. CFOs and senior finance executives may attend at no cost, and non-CFOs may purchase tickets, by registering now at


Jeffrey Dale

Jeffrey Dale, Chief Financial Officer, Federal Reserve Office of Employee Benefits

Jeffrey M. Dale currently serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the Office of Employee Benefits for the Federal Reserve System in Newark, New Jersey.  Jeff is currently responsible for budgeting, financial accounting, and financial reporting associated with the System’s benefits plans, including health, welfare, retirement and thrift (401K) plans.  These plans manage assets over 19 billion dollars of assets and provide a variety of benefits to approximately 22,000 active employees and 25,000 retirees.  Jeff has served in this position since July of 2005.  He has been employed by the Federal Reserve System at the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in various capacities for over 30 years, and his background includes experience in financial accounting, human resources, risk management, project management, and auditing.  During his career, Jeff has also worked in public accounting and corporate environments in accounting and auditing roles.  Jeff has a BSBA in Accounting from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and has passed both the CPA and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exams and is a graduate of the ABA’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking.


Bill Mitchell, Chief Financial Officer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Bill Mitchell is the Director of the Division of Financial Management at the Board of Governors and serves as the Board’s chief financial officer.  In this capacity he has responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Board’s financial management functions, including accounting, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, procurement, property management, travel, internal control and compliance, information security, strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, and special projects.  Bill joined the Board in 1993 as an auditor in the Office of Inspector General and was named to the official staff in 2004 as assistant inspector general with oversight responsibility for the OIG’s audit and attestation functions.  Prior to joining the Board, he served over 14 years in the United States Army, completing tours in Germany, Texas, and Indiana, with assignments ranging from disbursing activities, to military pay, to auditing.  His final assignment was as an instructor at the Army’s Finance School where he taught quantitative analysis, manpower management, and budgeting.  Bill has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso (with a major in accounting) and a Master of Professional Accounting from the University of Texas.

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