Federal Reserve Bank Of Atlanta’s David E. Altig To Speak At Chattanooga Chamber

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce invites guests to register for the Feb. 21 Economic Outlook Breakfast Sponsored by Bank of America, which will take place at Walker Theatre.  

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s David E. Altig, Ph.D., executive vice president and director of research for the Atlanta Fed, gives the keynote presentation on national and regional economic trends. Breakfast and networking are from 8 to 9 a.m. and Altig’s remarks begin immediately after

The Atlanta Fed – one of 12 regional banks nationwide comprising the Federal Reserve System – promotes consumer protection and community development through research and analysis of emerging consumer issues and trends, and community economic development activities. The Federal Reserve also works to activate underutilized financial, human, and social capital to help facilitate inclusive economic growth. 

Dr. Altig is executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, where he oversees the Research Division including the Bank’s team of economists, the Regional Economic Information Network, and Community and Economic Development. In this role he leads the Atlanta Fed’s research and engagement portfolio on benefits cliffs. He also serves as a member of the Bank’s Executive Leadership Committee, Discount Committee, executive leadership team for Economic Mobility and Resilience, and as executive cosponsor of the Bank’s Working Families Employee Resource Network. Prior to joining the Atlanta Fed, 

Dr. Altig served as vice president and associate director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, where he started as a staff economist in 1991. He currently serves as president of the National Association for Business Economics.