President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Dennis Lockhart, announced today that Kerri O’Rourke-Robinson, Trey Wheeler and Ed Young have been named the assistant vice presidents in the supervision and regulation (S&R) department.

O’Rourke-Robinson will fulfill the role of main contact for SunTrust Banks Inc., Wheeler will supervise community banking and Young will accept responsibility for risk supervision. Nov. 1 marked the start date for Wheeler and Young, while O’Rourke-Robinson will begin fulfilling her duties on Jan. 1, 2013.

O’Rourke-Robinson will be transitioning from a role as the central point of contact for large banking organization at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, where she has been since 2008. Wheeler has been with the Atlanta Fed since 1996, where he currently offers technical and managerial support in determining credit risk across S&R business lines. Young joined the Atlanta Fed S&R capital markets team in 2005, currently contributing technical and managerial support in evaluating capital adequacy.

The Atlanta Fed includes work in setting national monetary policy, overseeing numerous commercial banks and providing a wide range of financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. Government. The Atlanta Fed serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District.