Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte Branch
As senior vice president and Charlotte regional executive for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Matt Martin is responsible for branch leadership and outreach across the 5th District. He joined the branch as regional economist in 2006. In that role, his responsibilities included analyzing regional economic conditions, as well as developing relationships with and educating the region's diverse constituents on the work of the Federal Reserve and the Richmond Fed.
Prior to joining the bank, Martin worked as an economist for Moody's Economy.com. Other professional experience includes analyst with the Congressional Budget Office and faculty member at Kent State University, where he taught courses in macroeconomics, money and banking, and economic history.
Financial literacy and economic education are important issues to both the Federal Reserve and to Martin. In keeping with those priorities, Martin’s community involvement includes service on the boards of Community Link, North Carolina Council on Economic Education, South Carolina Economics and Junior Achievement of the Central Carolinas.
A Pennsylvania native, Martin earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. After military service, he earned a Ph.D. from the University of Delaware.