Jason L. Keller has been the economic development director for Illinois in the community development and policy studies division at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 2011. He oversees and evaluates economic capacities and sustainable growth opportunities within the Federal Reserve’s Seventh District by conducting seminars, workshops and preparing written materials dealing with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Community Reinvestment Act and other consumer protection laws and regulations. Keller is also a contributing author to the Chicago Fed's CDPS blog.
Prior to this role, Keller spent 13 years as an examiner-in-charge and in a managing role assessing compliance with various regulations in community, regional and large state member banks and bank holding companies throughout the District. He is an active member of the Executives Club of Chicago (since 2006) and also serves as a lead instructor for the Federal Reserve’s Fair Lending Examination Techniques School. Keller holds a sociology degree from Illinois State University and a master’s degree in public policy and administration from Northwestern University.