On the Record with Wil Osborn - Episode 1

last updated on Thursday, October 15, 2020 in General

Hello and thank you for joining us for the inaugural episode of “On the Record”, a monthly podcast production of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. This is your host, John Biestman, Senior Relationship Manager.

In addition to our podcast “FHLB Des Moines Insider”, which we have produced since June, we are pleased to introduce a new series, “On the Record”. In this series, we'll sit down with specialists from the Bank as well as subject matter experts in such areas as: capital markets, economics, balance sheet management and much more.

For the inaugural “On the Record” episode, we'll be conversing with Wil Osborn, FHLB Des Moines newly-appointed Chief Business Officer. We'll gain some interesting insights on the Federal Home Loan Bank System and what it takes to optimize the performance of the cooperative and serving our members.

Some background on Wil. Wil joined the Bank in August and has responsibility for all member-facing departments including community investment, funding product group, marketing communications, member experience, member relationships and solutions and the mortgage product group.

A veteran of the FHLBank System, he spent 14 years with FHLB Topeka serving as senior vice president and chief financial officer prior to coming to FHLB Des Moines.


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