Full Name
Michael Chriszt
Job Title
VP and Regional Engagement Officer
Company Name
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Speaker Bio
Michael Chriszt is vice president and regional engagement officer in the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Corporate Engagement Division. In this role, he serves as the Atlanta Fed’s lead public engagement officer, connecting directly with citizens to explain the Federal Reserve and its policy decisions and to learn how the economy is performing in the areas he visits.
Mike has been with the Atlanta Fed for 35 years. Prior to assuming his current responsibilities, Chriszt was a vice president and public affairs officer where he led the Bank’s outreach and communications efforts. Before joining Public Affairs, he worked in the Atlanta Fed’s Research Department, where he held numerous positions, including a leadership role in the Bank’s Regional Economic Information Network.
Mike has served on several boards, most recently as Chair of the Georgia Council on Economic Education and on the executive committee of Kennesaw State University’s Coles College of Business. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, and a current resident of Acworth, Georgia, he is married to Maxine and they have five children and three grandchildren.
Michael Chriszt