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Press Release

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland announces officer appointments in eGov and Financial Services

Nancy Nee has joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s eGov Department as vice president, eCommerce Strategic Initiatives.

eGov supports the US Treasury in revenue collections by maintaining an internet portal,, that is used by individuals, businesses, and other organizations to make secure electronic payments to a number of federal government agencies; providing a settlement mechanism for check and electronic payments processed through multiple channels; and by developing innovative eCommerce/mobile payments solutions for use by government agencies and the public.

Nee comes to the Cleveland Fed from Gartner (formerly CEB). As the head of global enterprise strategic initiatives and product innovation, she worked with Fortune 500 companies and with state, local, and federal government organizations to drive transformation in product development and management.

Nee is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in management: designing sustainable systems from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She holds a master’s degree in public service management with a concentration in healthcare administration from DePaul University and a bachelor’s degree in biological science from National Louis University.

Christi Klein was appointed assistant vice president, Financial Services, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. In this role, she will provide strategic leadership of the Bank’s accounting and budget and forecasting functions.

Klein joined the Cleveland Fed in 2016 as manager of the Accounting Department. Prior to joining the Bank, she held positions of increasing responsibility in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting and accounting policy at KeyBank.

Klein holds a BA in business administration with a specialization in accounting from Baldwin Wallace University and is a certified public accountant.

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that along with the Board of Governors in Washington DC comprise the Federal Reserve System. Part of the US central bank, the Cleveland Fed participates in the formulation of our nation’s monetary policy, supervises banking organizations, provides payment and other services to financial institutions and to the US Treasury, and performs many activities that support Federal Reserve operations System-wide. In addition, the Bank supports the well-being of communities across the Fourth Federal Reserve District through a wide array of research, outreach, and educational activities.

The Cleveland Fed, with branches in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, serves an area that comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia.

Media contact

Doug Campbell,, 513.455.4479