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Aparna Ramesh is EVP, CFO and Treasurer of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation. She previously served as CFO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Prior to becoming CFO, she served as vice president in the Financial Support Office, where she led a number of financial management initiatives across the Federal Reserve System, spanning all 12 Federal Reserve Banks. Prior to coming to the Federal Reserve 10 years ago, she was in Banking (M&T Bank and Cambridge Savings Bank). Over her career, she has held roles spanning product management, treasury, regulatory reporting, corporate finance, strategy, and asset-liability management. Aparna presents routinely on a variety of strategic finance and technical finance topics and is deeply interested in finding ways in which finance, analytics and fintech can positively improve social pain points. She serves on the board of a non-profit, BEST Corporation, that is focused on better jobs. Aparna has earned an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of management, an MS in finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and an integrated masters in engineering, economics and management from the Birla Institute of Technology. Aparna also has a diploma in banking from the National School of Banking and has attended a number of internal and external leadership programs such as the Federal Reserve Senior Leadership Conference and the Emerging Leaders Program of the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Aparna resides in Lexington, Massachusetts with her husband and two children. Aparna is a Fellow of the 2017 class of the Aspen Finance Leaders Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.