John Moon is a Senior Community Affairs Analyst at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System where he develops programs and policies affecting low-income communities. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve, he worked at the CDFI Fund on the New Markets Tax Credit Program and has advised several successful allocation applications. He has also worked in many other areas within the community/economic development field. These experiences include the District of Columbia’s Mayor’s Office where he was responsible for many large-scale real estate development projects; the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle as a Public Interest Investment Banker; the City of Seattle where he managed its development finance programs; FleetBoston where he was a commercial loan officer; and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City where he conducted one of its first research case studies.
Mr. Moon earned his BA from UCLA Phi Beta Kappa and MPP from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He was a Public Affairs Fellow through the Coro Foundation. He also serves on the Advisory Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Center for Community Development Investments.