Matthew Klesta |
Matthew Klesta is a research analyst in the Community Development Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Matt joined the bank in 2007 and became a member of the Community Development team in 2009. His work focuses on urban revitalization, issues affecting low- to moderate-income communities, and the impact of natural resource extraction on rural communities.
Matt earned both a bachelor’s degree in urban affairs and a master's degree in public administration from Cleveland State University.
Outside the bank, he enjoys backpacking in out of the way places and hopes to one day see Cleveland as the thriving metropolis it once was.