President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection
Frederick M. Struble
Dr. Fred Struble brought to the President's Commission knowledge and insight accumulated over several decades of professional experience in banking supervision and regulation, financial analysis, and economic policy. Due to his broad understanding of the financial community, he was an invaluable asset to the Commission's Banking and Finance Sector Team and its Economics Team.
Before his retirement in 1996, Dr. Struble served for more than twenty-five years at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He began his career there in 1969 in the Division of Research and Statistics. He worked in various positions in this division, finally as Deputy Associate Director responsible for the work of the Government Finance Section and the Capital Markets Section.
From 1984 onward Dr. Struble served in the Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation at the Federal Reserve; as Associate Director of the Division he was responsible for overseeing sections concerned with the following areas: developing and implementing the Federal Reserve's policies for the supervision and regulation of banking organizations; developing the Federal Reserve's positions on the wide range of issues that routinely arise with regard to regulatory reporting and public accounting requirements for banking organizations; and analyzing and providing oral and written reports to the Board on developments in banking and other financial markets. During that time he also carried out other activities, including writing speeches and Congressional testimony for members of the Board and participating in several federal inter-agency and Federal Reserve-internal committees.
Prior to joining the staff at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Dr. Struble worked as a financial economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. In this position he was responsible for analyzing and reporting on developments in money and bond markets and for preparing articles for the bank's publication, Monthly Review. Dr. Struble's earlier work experience also includes several years as a teaching assistant in the Department of Economics of the University of Colorado as well as service as an officer in the United States Army.
Dr. Struble received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Colorado in 1965. He also holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas.