Economic Forum with Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President and CEO Charles Evans


The College of DuPage welcomes Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President and CEO Charles Evans to its main campus in Glen Ellyn, IL.

The U.S. is facing many economic challenges in 2022 and beyond. Charles Evans will offer his perspective on the economy, inflation, employment, and much more.

Charles Evans is a member of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). The FOMC reviews economic and financial conditions and determines the appropriate stance on monetary policy and interest rates.

Evans has served as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 2007. Before becoming president, he served as director of research and senior vice president, supervising the Bank’s research on monetary policy, banking, financial markets, and regional economic conditions. His research has focused on measuring the effects of monetary policy on U.S. economic activity, inflation, and financial market prices.

Evans is active in the civic community. He is a trustee at Rush University Medical Center, a director of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, a member of the Economic Club of Chicago board of directors, and a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago and Civic Consulting Alliance Board. He has taught at the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, and the University of South Carolina. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a doctorate in economics from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

For ADA accommodations, please email [email protected] with the subject line “Economic Forum” and your accommodation request. Please email two weeks in advance. This event is funded through the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.

Sponsored by College of DuPage Career Services Center and Continuing Education.
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