BOSTON, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (the Bank) has named Carol Hempfling Pratt as senior vice president/general counsel. Ms. Pratt will also serve as corporate secretary and as a member of the Bank's Management Committee.
Ms. Pratt comes to the Bank from the Boston Law firm of Foley Hoag LLP, where she has served since 1984 and became partner in 1993. Her practice largely focused on financial institutions of varying sizes and charters, for whom she provided counsel on a wide range of transactional, operational, governance, and regulatory issues, including matters related to Securities and Exchange Commission registration and disclosure.
"Carol's skills and her broad experience in community banking nicely complement the needs of the Bank and the member institutions we serve," said Edward A. Hjerpe III, the Bank's president and CEO. "She has an outstanding reputation with members who have used her legal services, and we are delighted to have her join our team."
Ms. Pratt earned a B.A. in political science from Northwestern University, and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston provides highly reliable wholesale funding and liquidity to member financial institutions in New England. The Bank delivers competitively priced financial products, services, and expertise that support housing finance and community economic growth, including programs targeted to lower-income households.
Mark S. Zelermyer
Vice President, Director of Corporate Communications