Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Announces New Independent Director

ATLANTA, Jan. 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) is pleased to announce that the board of directors has elected Susan F. Dewey to fill the public interest independent directorship vacancy on the board, effective January 15, 2024. The term will expire on December 31, 2024. 

For 24 years, Ms. Dewey has served as chief executive officer of Virginia Housing in Richmond, Virginia, a $10 billion organization devoted to assisting Virginians to attain affordable housing. During this time, she served on FHLBank Atlanta’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council, the Fannie Mae Housing Impact Advisory Committee, and the National Association of Realtors Housing Opportunity Advisory Board. Ms. Dewey was previously the State Treasurer of Virginia for four years, where she was responsible for all operations of the Department of Treasury and Treasury Board. She currently serves on several boards, including Housing Forward Virginia and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

Ms. Dewey is a certified public accountant and earned her BBA and MBA from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She retired from Virginia Housing on December 31, 2023.

“We are pleased to welcome Ms. Dewey to the board as she completes her career with Virginia Housing,” said FHLBank Atlanta Chair of the Board of Directors, Thornwell Dunlap. “She has spent decades devoted to expanding affordable housing opportunities and her experience will bring enormous value to the Bank, our members, and the communities they serve.”

About Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
FHLBank Atlanta offers competitively-priced financing, community development grants, and other banking services to help member financial institutions make affordable home mortgages and provide economic development credit to neighborhoods and communities. The Bank is a cooperative whose members are commercial banks, credit unions, savings institutions, community development financial institutions, and insurance companies located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. FHLBank Atlanta is one of 11 district Banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System. Since 1990, the FHLBanks have awarded approximately $7.6 billion in Affordable Housing Program funds, assisting more than one million households.

For more information, visit our website at www.fhlbatl.com.

CONTACT: Sheryl Touchton
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta