WHF Public Policy Luncheon with President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Charles Evans

Women in Housing and Finance Luncheon

President Evans will participate in a fireside chat with our Savannah Xiao and provide his outlook on the economy.

Evans has served as president and CEO since September 2007. In that capacity, he serves on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). Before becoming president in September of 2007, Evans served as director of research and senior vice president, supervising the Bank's research on monetary policy, banking, financial markets, and regional economic conditions. His personal research focused on measuring the effects of monetary policy on U.S. economic activity, inflation, and financial market prices and has been published in peer-reviewed journals. Evans is a trustee at Rush University Medical Center, a director of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, a governing board member of Econ Illinois, a member of the Economic Club of Chicago board of directors, and a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago and Civic Consulting Alliance board. Evans has taught at the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, and the University of South Carolina. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from the university Mr. Jefferson founded after graduating from William & Mary and a doctorate in economics from Carnegie-Mellon University.


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