Regional Manager, Community Development
Laura Choi manages the SF Fed Community Development research team, which explores a variety of issues aimed at improving economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income communities. She serves as co-editor of the Community Development Investment Review and was an editor of What It’s Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities, and the Nation, a book jointly published by the SF Fed and Prosperity Now. Laura also serves as the Community Development regional manager for Hawaii, where she works with local stakeholders to promote cross-sector solutions that benefit low-income residents of the state. Prior to joining the SF Fed in 2008, she worked in management consulting and affordable housing development. She earned a BA in Economics and a Master of Public Policy degree, both from the University of California, Berkeley.