Topic: Federal Reserve Monetary Policy
Speaker: Anoop Mishra, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Vice President and Regional Executive of the Birmingham Branch)
A View from the Fed: Mobility and the evolution of monetary policy. The talk will explore:
1) Current economic conditions and outlook from the Atlanta Fed’s perspective
2) How the evolution toward inclusive economic growth and mobility is informing Fed policy
Anoop Mishra is vice president and regional executive of the Birmingham Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He is responsible for the branch's board of directors and the District's Agriculture Advisory Council. Mishra oversees the Birmingham Branch's economic and financial education program and provides regional input into the Atlanta Fed's monetary policy process.
From 2014 to 2017, he served on the Atlanta Fed's Human Capital Advisory Council. He joined the Birmingham Branch on April 30, 2018. Prior to joining the Fed, Mishra founded and ran a business consulting practice. Previously, he had been a business executive in the employment screening industry for 14 years, first serving as chief operating officer of the Birmingham-based EDPM and later as chief executive officer of the Salt Lake City-based WorkforceQA. He also served as a manager in Accenture's strategy consulting practice in financial services as well as director of development for Operation New Birmingham, an urban economic development group.
Mishra received a bachelor's degree in political science from Birmingham-Southern College and his MBA in finance from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Mishra and his wife live in Birmingham with their two children. He serves as a board member for the Aletheia House and American Cancer Society. He is also member of Birmingham's Downtown Kiwanis Club and an alumnus of Leadership Birmingham.