Atlanta Fed Names Leone de Nie Vice President and Community Affairs Officer

For immediate release: June 13, 2018

Karen Leone de Nie has been named vice president and community affairs officer, announced Raphael Bostic, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The promotion was effective June 1, 2018.

Leone de Nie joined the Atlanta Fed in June 2008. She most recently served as assistant vice president in the community and economic development team, with responsibility for building partnerships and leading research efforts to promote the economic resilience and mobility of families and places.

Before joining the Atlanta Fed, Leone de Nie was a researcher at Georgia Tech's Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development, which helps communities achieve sound and equitable growth through planning and policy. At the center, she led health impact assessments of transportation and redevelopment plans. She also explored regional planning approaches, contributing a chapter to Megaregions: Planning for Global Competitiveness, a book on regional economic growth and resilience.

Leone de Nie earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a master's degree in city and regional planning from Georgia Tech.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which encompasses Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and sections of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. As part of the nation's central banking system, the Atlanta Fed participates in setting national monetary policy, supervises numerous commercial banks, and provides a variety of financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. government.

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