333 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37201
Emily Mitchell is a senior analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's community and economic development (CED) team. She supports the team's work with banks, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies to research and develop programs that promote workforce development, affordable housing, small business, and other related community development initiatives. Mitchell also supports the team's communications goals by crafting and implementing innovative outreach strategies for CED.
Previously, she spent four years as senior program director at Enterprise Community Partners in Columbia, Maryland, implementing and managing training, technical assistance, grants, and a web-based certification process to organizations integrating green development practices into affordable housing. She also managed the residential green building program, LEED for Homes, and the affordable housing efforts at the U.S. Green Building Council.
Mitchell has master's degrees in urban and regional planning from Virginia Tech University and environmental science and policy from American University. In Nashville, she serves on the advisory committees for the Nashville Alliance for Financial Independence and the Nashville Financial Empowerment Centers, participates on the Workforce Development Leadership Committee under the mayor's Poverty Council, and serves as a volunteer for United Way of Metro Nashville's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, preparing free tax returns for middle Tennessee families.