FED COMMUNITIES LEADERSHIP
Roy C. Lopez
Community Affairs Officer
Assistant Vice President
Roy Lopez helps lead the Dallas Fed’s community development team, promoting economic mobility and resiliency for low- and moderate-income communities through resources, data analysis and convenings that connect them to opportunities in the mainstream economy. He also helps lead the Bank’s initiative on digital inclusion and is a member of the subcommittee on community affairs for the Federal Reserve System.
Roy returned to the Dallas Fed after working as a community development banker for Capital One Bank. He managed the bank’s external relationships, community development philanthropy and high-impact Community Reinvestment Act programs in the Dallas–Fort Worth market. He originally joined the Dallas Fed in 2005 in the Community Development Department. His current responsibilities include strategic planning, management and implementation of outreach programs across the Eleventh Federal Reserve District.
Roy serves on several nonprofit boards, including the On the Road Lending, Trinity Park Conservancy, RAISE Texas, and Social Venture Partners – Dallas. He is a Presidential Leadership Scholar, a leadership development initiative in conjunction with the presidential centers of George W. Bush and William J. Clinton. He is also a member of The Real Estate Council, Early Matter Dallas, and the Urban Land Institute.
Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Roy is a proud Dallas resident where he lives with his wife and two children. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University-College Station and has a master’s degree from Trinity University in San Antonio.