Executive MBA Student Rowden Named to Advisory Council of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta


ATLANTA – Mercer University Executive Master of Business Administration student Hugh Rowden was recently appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Center for Real Estate Analytics Advisory Council for a two-year term. Rowden is the Atlanta-based senior vice president and regional servicing community and home preservation director for the southern region of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. He will graduate from Mercer’s EMBA program in spring 2012.

The Real Estate Advisory Council is composed of 12 appointed leaders who work with The Center for Real Estate Analytics. The center brings together subject experts and numerous data sources to provide useful information to their constituents — consumers, banks, academia, organizations and government — on myriad subjects related to real estate, finance, and the economy. Housed at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Center for Real Estate Analytics provides information and research to highlight and define real estate activity within the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta district and the national landscape. Rowden was one of three new leaders entering the council this year.

“Because of my work in the Executive MBA program I am more confident and better prepared to participate in the advisory council.  I look forward to working with its highly accomplished leaders from the private sector, public sector and academia.” Rowden said. “I am honored to be one of 12 leaders requested by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta for an appointment on this council.”

About Mercer University:
Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. The University enrolls more than 8,300 students in 11 schools and colleges – liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing and continuing and professional studies – on major campuses in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah and at three regional academic centers across the state. Mercer is affiliated with two teaching hospitals — Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah and the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, and has educational partnerships with Warner Robins Air Logistics Center in Warner Robins and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta. The University operates an academic press and a performing arts center in Macon and an engineering research center in Warner Robins. Mercer is the only private university in Georgia to field an NCAA Division I athletic program. For more information, visit www.mercer.edu.
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