Randal K. Quarles took office as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on October 13, 2017, to fill an unexpired term ending on January 31, 2018. He was reappointed to the Board and sworn in on July 23, 2018, for a term ending January 31, 2032. He was sworn in as Vice Chair for Supervision on October 13, 2017. Quarles is also chair of the Financial Stability Board (FSB). Prior to his appointment to the Board, Quarles was founder and managing director of the Cynosure Group, a Utah-based investment firm. Before founding the Cynosure Group, he was a partner at The Carlyle Group. From September 2005 to November 2006, Quarles served as Under Secretary of the U.S. Deparment of the Treasury for Domestic Finance. Prior to serving as Under Secretary, from April 2002 to August 2005, he was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs. Prior to joining the Treasury, he served, from August 2001 to April 2002, as the U.S. executive director of the International Monetary Fund. He received an AB in philosophy and economics, summa cum laude, from Columbia in 1981 and earned a law degree from the Yale Law School in 1984.