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