Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Robert McTeer is a Distinguished Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), covering macro-economic issues, including monetary policy, fiscal policy, tax and education policy. NCPA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan market-oriented public policy institute headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices in Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining the NCPA in January 2007, Robert McTeer was Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System from November 4, 2004 through November 22, 2006.
Before becoming Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, Robert McTeer had a 36-year career with the Federal Reserve System, including 14 years as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and member of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).
As a Fed policymaker, Robert gained a reputation as an independent voice, or maverick, dissenting three times from the Greenspan majority. Bob McTeer’s dissents and outspoken views earned him the labels, “Lone Star Loner” and “The Lonesome Dove.” Robert is an entertaining and colorful speaker on economic topics and the Fed, peppering his speeches with country music wisdom, limericks, and vignettes.