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Miami Dade College’s Provost, Dr. Rolando Montoya, Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Miami Branch

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Miami, December 16, 2013 - Miami Dade College (MDC) ProvostDr. Rolando Montoya will serve on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Miami Branch beginning Jan. 1, 2014, for a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2016.

Appointed by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., Dr. Montoya will have, among his responsibilities, to provide economic information from local industries and the branch territory to the district bank’s president and head office directors. They, in turn, will then formulate monetary policy and make discount-rate recommendations.

Dr. Montoya has been the college’s provost since 2009. Before that, he served in various positions of increasing responsibility at MDC, including: Wolfson Campus president; dean for academic affairs at the Kendall Campus; chairperson of business at the Kendall campus and professor of accounting, finance, economics, and statistics at the North Campus.

Dr. Montoya serves on several boards, including Miami Downtown Development Authority, South Florida Workforce Investment Board, New World School of the Arts at MDC, South Florida Center for Financial Training at MDC, and Disney College Program.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Technological Institute of Monterrey, Mexico, a licentiate degree in business from the University of Costa Rica, and a master’s in finance and a doctorate in higher education administration from Florida International University. He is also a Certified Management Accountant and Financial Manager. SunTrust Bank and the Carlos Arboleya Endowed Teaching Chairs have recognized him for his contributions to Miami Dade College. He’s also received MDC’s Presidential Merit Award among other distinctions.

Miami Dade College’s President, Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, also served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Miami Branch. 


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