Director, Community Development
John Moon manages the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s community development department. The team supports a wide range of initiatives that address the needs of low-income communities and individuals throughout the Fed’s nine-state western region. Facilitating financing/investing, supporting multi-sector collaboratives, and focusing on larger systems barriers in lower-income urban and rural markets are a particular focus of the team. John has extensive social change experience in the public and private sectors including work at Living Cities, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S Treasury’s CDFI Fund, the City of Seattle, Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle, Fleetbank, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. John has also advanced national community development programs and policies, including those involving social investments, healthy communities, racial equity, and climate resilience. He has also published articles and papers and spoken nationally on these topics. John earned his Bachelor’s degree from UCLA and a Master’s in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.