Lisa Nelson |
Senior Policy Analyst
Lisa Nelson is a senior policy analyst for the Community Development team at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. In this role, she performs data analysis, conducts applied research, and authors reports on her findings, with a particular emphasis on policy implications. The focus of Ms. Nelson’s work is a broad range of community development issues affecting low- and moderate-income communities. Her applied research is conducted in conjunction with Community Development colleagues and Cleveland Fed economists. Since 2010 Ms. Nelson has served on the board of directors for Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland; she is currently the board secretary.
Before joining the bank, Ms. Nelson served as associate director for community information at the Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change at Case Western Reserve University.
Ms. Nelson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree in public administration from the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University.