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Philadelphia, PA — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has announced two officer appointments: the promotion of Patrick F. Turner to vice president and managing officer of the Groupware Leadership Center (GLC), which supports the e-mail and collaboration environment for the Federal Reserve System. He succeeds Alice J. Menzano, who has been appointed vice president of compliance for National IT End User Services.
Turner is responsible for strategic planning and deployment of collaborative services, including e-mail, instant messaging, web conferencing, and business collaboration. He joined the Bank in 2002 as a groupware architect and became IT Services officer in 2006. He was promoted to assistant vice president of the GLC in 2008. He recently led the Federal Reserve System’s Connect & Share program through the transition to a new messaging and collaboration platform.
Prior to joining the Bank, Turner worked as a project manager for Capital One and Circuit City. He has an M.B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University and a bachelor's degree in computer and information systems from James Madison University.
Menzano had managed the GLC since 2000. In her new role as vice president of compliance for End User Services, she will coordinate security assurance processes for End User Services and will serve as the liaison to audit and Enterprise Risk Management.
Menzano joined the Bank in 1978 in the Audit Department and was promoted through a range of positions in various areas of the Bank’s operations, including audit, automation support, business planning and resumption, and quality assurance, as well as fiscal and check operations. She was appointed assistant vice president of the GLC in 2000 and was promoted to vice president in 2006.
She has an M.B.A. from Philadelphia University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Drexel University. She also completed the American Banking Association’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank and savings and loan holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. It is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank serves eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.