Cindy Ivanac leads a variety of economic education programs for Midwest educators, students and professional associations as well as managing education partnerships on behalf of the Chicago Fed. She frequently speaks on the role of the central bank and economic policy. Currently, she is promoting a Business School Speaker Series that aims to bring the Fed onto campuses throughout the district as well as micro-blogging on the Bank’s Twitter (@ChicagoFed) under #CindySuggests.
Prior to joining the Chicago Fed, Ivanac worked in microfinance for a large international organization, where she oversaw a multi-million dollar USAID microfinance program. Her background also includes a number of years in financial consulting with Ernst & Young and work abroad for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Ivanac received her bachelor’s degree in finance from Boston College and her master’s degree in international affairs and economics from Johns Hopkins University.