Anderson, Bette B.
Bette B. Anderson was the first woman to be named Under Secretary of the Treasury. She was nominated to that position under Jimmy Carter on March 3, 1977 and confirmed by the United States Senate on March 30, 1977. Before becoming the Under Secretary, Ms. Anderson was affiliated for twenty-seven years with The Citizens and Southern National Bank of Savannah. She had served most recently as Vice President, after having moved up through the ranks from teller-trainee, Assistant Cashier, Assistant Trust Officer, and Assistant Vice President. She worked closely with and helped develop the bank's affirmative action and equal employment programs for women. (Source: Press Releases of the United States Department of Treasury)