SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco announced that Alfred A.
Plamann, retired CEO of Unified Grocers, Inc., and Tracey C. Doi, group
vice president and CFO of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., were
reappointed as chair and vice chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of San
Francisco’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC) for 2014. Both joined the
EAC in 2009.
Donald R. Knauss, chairman and CEO of The Clorox Company in Oakland, CA (Photo: Business Wire)
In addition, it was announced that Donald R. Knauss, chairman and CEO of
The Clorox Company in Oakland, CA, and Charles A. Wilhoite, managing
director and national director of health care services of Willamette
Management Associates in Portland, OR, were appointed as the newest
members of the Twelfth District's EAC. Both will serve three-year terms
effective January 2014.
Donald R. Knauss joined The Clorox Company as chairman and chief
executive officer in October 2006. Prior to joining Clorox, Mr. Knauss
spent 12 years with The Coca-Cola Company. He joined the company in 1994
as senior vice president of marketing for The Minute Maid Company, and,
in 1996, was promoted to senior vice president and general manager for
Minute Maid's U.S. retail operations. Beginning in 1998, he served
nearly two years managing Coca-Cola's businesses in ten countries of
Southern Africa. In 2000, he was named president and chief executive
officer of The Minute Maid Company. He became president and chief
operating officer of Coca-Cola North America in 2004.
Mr. Knauss previously held a variety of positions in marketing and sales
with the Frito-Lay and Tropicana divisions of PepsiCo, Inc. He began his
business career as a brand manager in the paper products division at
Procter & Gamble. Prior to that, he served as an officer of the United
States Marine Corps.
Mr. Knauss sits on the boards of directors for Kellogg Company and URS
Corporation. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Indiana
Charles A. Wilhoite is a managing director of Willamette Management
Associates. He is also national director of the firm's tax-exempt entity
and health care services practice. Willamette Management Associates is a
financial consulting firm specializing in business valuation, forensic
analysis, and transaction-related financial advisory services.
Mr. Wilhoite has experience in merger and acquisition valuations,
post-acquisition purchase price allocations, business and stock
valuations, ad valorem property tax valuations and forensic analyses.
Mr. Wilhoite also has experience in the valuation and economic analysis
of entities focused in the health care industry.
Before joining Willamette Management Associates, Mr. Wilhoite was a
senior auditor for KPMG, an international accounting and consulting
firm, where he specialized in audits in the automobile, banking and
financial institutions, government, health care, manufacturing and
construction, lumber, retail, and real estate industries.
Mr. Wilhoite previously served as chair on the board of directors of
Oregon Health & Science University, the Portland Business Alliance, The
Urban League of Portland, the Portland Development Commission, and the
Oregon Children's Foundation—SMART. Mr. Wilhoite also currently serves
on the board of directors of the US Bank of Oregon and The Nature
Conservancy, and he is a trustee of the Meyer Memorial Trust.
Mr. Wilhoite holds bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance from
Arizona State University and he is a certified public accountant,
accredited in business valuation, certified in financial forensics, a
certified management accountant, certified in financial management, an
accredited senior appraiser, and a certified business appraiser.
EAC members provide the Bank's senior management with information on
current and pending developments in the regional and national economies.
The balance of the San Francisco Fed’s Economic Advisory Council
Richard C. Blum, chairman and CEO, Blum Capital Partners, San Francisco,
Ian T. Clark, CEO, Genentech, South San Francisco, CA.
Philip L. Francis, retired executive chairman, PetSmart, Inc., Phoenix,
Kathryn A. Hall, CEO and co-chief investment officer, Hall Capital
Partners, LLC, San Francisco, CA.
John E. (Jack) Pelo, president and CEO, Swire Coca-Cola, USA, Draper, UT.
Thomas E. Vice, president, Aerospace Systems, Northrop Grumman, Redondo
George Zinn, corporate vice president and treasurer, Microsoft
Corporation, Redmond, WA.
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, with branch offices in Los
Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, and Portland, and a cash processing
office in Phoenix, provides wholesale banking services to financial
institutions throughout the nine western states. As the nation's central
bank, the Federal Reserve System formulates monetary policy, serves as a
bank regulator, administers certain consumer protection laws, and is
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