Michael Chriszt is a vice president with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's research department. He is responsible for the Regional Economic Information Network (REIN), which supports the Bank's monetary policy role.
Previously, Mr. Chriszt served from 2004 to 2008 as director of international and regional analysis with responsibility for analysis of economic conditions in the Sixth Federal Reserve District as well as international economic developments. Mr. Chriszt joined the Bank in 1989 and moved to the research department in 1990.
While at Miami University in Ohio, Mr. Chriszt received two bachelor's degrees, one in history and one in diplomacy and foreign affairs. There, he also earned a master's degree in political science with emphases on international economics and comparative politics. He has also received a certificate of study of the European Union. Mr. Chriszt is a graduate of executive education programs at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.
Mr. Chriszt is a member of the National Association of Business Economists and chair of the group's Regional Economics Roundtable. He is also a member of the board of executives of the Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Chriszt is married to Maxine and they have five children.