Kenneth C. Montgomery

Kenneth C. Montgomery is First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He has responsibility for the Bank’s financial and Treasury services, information technology, regional outreach and community development, strategic planning, human resources, corporate support and administrative activities. Mr. Montgomery is the Function Director for the Federal Reserve System’s Financial Support Office and in this capacity has national leadership responsibilities for the Federal Reserve System’s financial management strategies and operations. He is also Vice-Chair of the Federal Reserve System’s Conference of Chief Operating Officers. 

Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Mr. Montgomery was Executive Vice President and System Chief Technology Officer for the Federal Reserve Information Technology organization located in Richmond, Virginia. In this position he headed the National Information Technology Architecture and Standards Division, which includes Federal Reserve System wide responsibility for business consulting, technology and strategic planning and standards development; National Information Security Assurance responsible for Federal Reserve System information security policy, programs and information security risk management; and the Enterprise Program Management Office responsible for high-intensity solutions engineering, and national program management activities.

Mr. Montgomery began his Federal Reserve System career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in 1983, where he held a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities and was an officer in the Bank’s automation group.

Mr. Montgomery, originally from Kearny, New Jersey, received a bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University and M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University.