Senior Advisor, Community & Economic Development
Monica Evans is a senior advisor on the Community and Economic Development team at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Her focus is on housing and neighborhood focused place-based community development. Monica's previous work includes partnering with neighborhood residents, community organizations, and funding partners in underserved minority communities to implement strategic investments in mixed income housing, community organizing and engagement, inclusive economic and workforce development, education, and healthcare. Most recently, Monica was a community development consultant, focused on collecting and utilizing grassroots community-driven data to deploy high quality evidence-based community-supported investment strategies that resulted in self-sufficient, thriving communities. She has a bachelor's degree from Salem College, a master's degree from the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill School of Government and Emory University's Candler School of Theology. Monica is currently ABD in Clark Atlanta University's Humanities PhD program.