Jason L. Keller is a community and economic development senior advisor in the community development and policy studies division at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Since 2011, he has overseen and evaluated economic capacities and sustainable growth opportunities within the Federal Reserve’s Seventh District by conducting seminars, workshops, and preparing other written and digital materials dealing with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), and other consumer protection laws and regulations.
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 Federal Reserve’s Seventh District.
Keller is an active member of several economic and civically minded organizations throughout Chicago. He speaks, trains, and moderates sessions on various topics related to the CRA and fair lending to bankers, government officials, nonprofit leaders, students, and others to increase knowledge on furthering fair access to credit, capital, and opportunity. Keller holds a sociology degree from Illinois State University and a master’s degree in public policy and administration from Northwestern University.