The Federal Reserve Board of Governors has appointed Rosa Santana to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ San Antonio branch board of directors and Ric Campo to its Houston branch board. They will both serve a three-year term ending December 31, 2025. As branch board members, they will provide input on regional economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy functions.
Santana is founder and CEO of the Santana Group and its affiliated companies, which provide human capital solutions, contract manufacturing and business process outsourcing services to businesses in the United States and Mexico. She attended El Paso Community College and completed minority business executive programs at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University and the advanced management education program at the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University during an uninterrupted career. Santana is a board member of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Business Council Southwest, San Antonio Friendship Council and Stanford Latino Business Action Network. She also serves on the executive committee of Greater: SATX Regional Economic Development Partnership.
Santana has won numerous awards, including the Southwest Minority Supplier Business Development Council’s 2022 “Minority Business Enterprise of the Year” award, the Minority Business Development Agency’s 2020 “National Distinguished Supplier Diversity” award and the Central Texas Ernst & Young 2019 “Entrepreneur of The Year” award. Additionally, she was named to Automotive News’ 2020 list of “100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry.”
Campo is chairman and CEO of Camden Property Trust, a real estate investment trust that invests in apartments across nine states. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Oregon State University. Campo serves on the boards of Central Houston Inc., Greater Houston Partnership, BakerRipley and the Coalition for the Homeless. He is also chairman of the port commission for the Port of Houston Authority.
Both the Houston and San Antonio branch boards consist of seven members—four appointed by the Dallas Fed and three appointed by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.